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Results show lethal management may make things worse. Lethal management of wolves following wolf attacks on livestock may have unintended consequences, a new study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison suggests. The study shows that government killing of wolves … Continue reading

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In a widely used behavioral experiment that requires teamwork, wolves showed up their domesticated cousins. The study led at the Wolf Science Centre in Ernstbrunn, Austria calls into question a long-held assumption that domestication fosters more cooperative individuals. To determine who the … Continue reading

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The long-debated question of where dogs first appeared has always been complex.  Wolves are the ancestors of dogs, but for years researchers have been unable to agree on when the canines were first domesticated. In a new study, a palaeogeneticist finds your dog’s ancestor … Continue reading

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