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What draws tourists to Yellowstone? A new scientific visitor survey¬†shows the number one draw is wildlife – specifically wolves and grizzly bears! Beyond their value as a critical keystone species, by drawing an abundance of tourists to the park wolves … Continue reading

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It seems obvious, but now there’s hard science that confirms when wolves are allowed to be hunted near a national park, visitors tend to be treated to fewer wolf sightings. Furthermore, researchers say the study’s conclusions can be applied to … Continue reading

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In May, firefighters discovered 2-week-old wolf pups hiding alone in their den to escape the smoke and flames of the massive Funny River wildfire in the Kenai Peninsula Wildlife Refuge. The five survivors were taken to the Alaska Zoo where … Continue reading

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