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Last week the National Park Service (NPS) its Yellowstone Wolf Project Annual Report, a detailed report of wolf activity within the park during 2017. According to the report, four radio-collared wolves died in 2017 (table 2): one was killed by … Continue reading

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Beyond being beautiful, wolves are critical keystone species. By regulating prey populations, wolves enable many other species of plants and animals to flourish. Without predators, such as wolves, an ecosystem fails to support a natural level of biodiversity and may … Continue reading

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Gray wolves have a variety of outer coat colors (gray, white, black, tan, etc.) but new research is revealing that, at least for wolves in Yellowstone National Park, coat color has a surprising link to overall health. Wolves with black … Continue reading

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