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The idea that state-sanctioned killing of wolves is necessary to control wolf populations is one of the most widespread assumptions in large carnivore management. However, research demonstrates that wolves limit their own numbers. As apex predators wolves keep their own numbers … Continue reading

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Officials have confirmed that Yellowstone wolf 926F of the Lamar Canyon Pack, known to some as “Spitfire”, was killed for trophy less than five miles from the northeast entrance to the park. She was the daughter of legendary she-wolf 06. The … Continue reading

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According to a new study published today, the reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park is tied to the recovery of aspen trees in areas around the park. This is the first large-scale study to show that aspen is recovering … Continue reading

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