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Wolf research

Wolf research

The larger the wolf pack the more likely that it will have success in bringing down large animals like bison, according to a recent study.

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New research shows Yellowstone wolves pick their prey based on pack size

New research shows Yellowstone wolves pick their prey based on pack size

The saying “safety in numbers” is typically a phrase associated with animals considered prey.

November 12, 2014 12:32 pmLoading…

Vanity plates help fund Washington wolf management

Washington drivers who pay extra for personalized license plates on their vehicles play a big role in managing wolves.

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With quarantine lifted after reported bite, ZooMontana wolves back on display

With quarantine lifted after reported bite, ZooMontana wolves back on display

The 10-day quarantine placed on ZooMontana’s pair of gray wolves after a report that one of them might have bitten a young child has ended, and the wolves are back on public view.

October 31, 2014 4:55 pmLoading…
Gov. Mead eyes congressional fix on wolf delisting

Gov. Mead eyes congressional fix on wolf delisting

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Congressional action appears to offer Wyoming its best chance at regaining state management of wolves, Gov. Matt Mead said Thursday.

October 30, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Wyoming livestock producers seeking balance in predator management

Wyoming livestock producers seeking balance in predator management

CASPER, Wyo. — Albert Sommers and his fellow ranchers of the Upper Green River Cattlemen’s Association ranch in one of the toughest ranges in the United States.

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ZooMontana investigating report of child bitten by wolf; animals quarantined

ZooMontana investigating report of child bitten by wolf; animals quarantined

One of ZooMontana’s two gray wolves bit a young child on Sunday afternoon.

October 20, 2014 2:36 pmLoading…

Citizens get to name wolf packs they discover

SPOKANE, Wash. — While they view predators from widely different viewpoints, Steve Gilbertson, a hiker, Ross Hurd, a rancher, and Bob Jensen, a hunter, are among Washington’s most distinguished wolf watchers.

October 05, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Wyoming's lawmakers might use law to remove wolves from endangered species list

Wyoming's lawmakers might use law to remove wolves from endangered species list

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s wolves are back on the endangered species list again, and this time the state’s lawmakers might come up with a solution.

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Montana officials drop probe into wolf-kill brag

HELENA — Montana wildlife officials have dropped their investigation after finding no merit to a Missoula man's Internet brag that he ran down a pair of wolves on purpose.

October 03, 2014 4:55 pmLoading…
Wyoming governor candidate wants wolf hunt despite federal order

Wyoming governor candidate wants wolf hunt despite federal order

CASPER, Wyo. — Independent gubernatorial candidate Don Wills called on Republican Gov. Matt Mead, one of his opponents on Nov. 4, to allow Wyoming’s 2014 trophy wolf hunt to proceed as originally planned, in defiance of a federal judge’s order that returned wolves to federal protection.

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Federal judge won't give Wyoming control of wolves

Federal judge won't give Wyoming control of wolves

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal judge on Tuesday denied requests from the state of Wyoming, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service and pro-hunting groups to change last week’s decision that reinstated federal protections for wolves in the state.

September 30, 2014 6:25 pm Photos

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Feds join Wyoming versus renewed wolf protections

Feds join Wyoming versus renewed wolf protections

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Conservation groups are urging a federal judge not to allow the state of Wyoming to regain control of wolves.

September 29, 2014 2:19 pmLoading…

Gov. Mead says state has presented wolf solution

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said Thursday he's hopeful that a federal judge will agree a quick administrative fix is all that's necessary to return wolf management to the state.

September 25, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Judge reinstates protections for Wyoming wolves

Judge reinstates protections for Wyoming wolves

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming wolves are back under federal projection after a ruling Tuesday by a federal judge in Washington, D.C.

September 23, 2014 4:17 pmLoading…
Man brags on Facebook about running over wolves with a van; officials investigate

Man brags on Facebook about running over wolves with a van; officials investigate

HELENA — Montana, Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials say they are investigating a Missoula man’s anti-wolf claim that he purposefully ran down a pair of wolves near the Idaho-Montana border.

September 22, 2014 7:40 pmLoading…
Washington reports new wolf pack found

Washington reports new wolf pack found

SPOKANE, Wash. — Wildlife officials are reporting that a new wolf pack has been discovered in northeast Washington's Ferry County near Profanity Peak.

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Wolf hunting licenses go on sale Monday

Montana’s wolf hunting licenses go on sale Monday for the 2014-15 hunting season.

July 31, 2014 1:57 pmLoading…
Oregon congressman wants buffer for wolves around Yellowstone

Oregon congressman wants buffer for wolves around Yellowstone

An Oregon congressman is asking the Interior Department to work with states to curb gray wolf hunting around Yellowstone National Park.

July 08, 2014 1:45 pmLoading…
Conservationists seek nonlethal wolf controls

Conservationists seek nonlethal wolf controls

SPOKANE, Wash. — Eight conservation groups are complaining that it is too easy to kill wolves that attack livestock in Washington state.

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