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Thermal imaging offers high-tech look at mange among Yellowstone wolves

Thermal imaging offers high-tech look at mange among Yellowstone wolves

A high-tech method for detecting disease in domestic cattle is helping researchers in Yellowstone National Park learn more about how sarcoptic mange affects gray wolf survival and behavior during the park’s long, cold winters.

January 22, 2015 3:15 pm Photos

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Yellowstone wolves: 20 years later

Yellowstone wolves: 20 years later

In January of 1995, the U.S. Department of the Interior introduced gray wolves into Yellowstone National Park in an effort to establish a population of wolves in what was once the animal's native habitat.

January 15, 2015 6:00 am Photos

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New view

New view

Orion Stone looks through a spotting scope at the Prospect Peak wolf pack with assistance from Kirsty Peake, a veteran wolf watcher. Orion’s mother, Suzanne Stone, in the back, is a veteran wolf advocate in Idaho.

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Doug Smith

Doug Smith

As the Yellowstone Wolf Project biologist Doug Smith, at right, has participated in continuing studies of the park’s wolves since he joined the project in 1994.

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Carter Niemeyer

Carter Niemeyer

Carter Niemeyer was involved in trapping Canadian wolves for transplantation in Wyoming and Idaho when he worked for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1995 and 1996.

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Kirsty Peake

Kirsty Peake

Kirsty Peake, of Dartmoor National Park in the United Kingdom, is an animal behaviorist who has learned lessons about how humans treat their dogs by watching wolves in Yellowstone National Park. She said domestic dogs don’t understand rank and pinning like wolves do.

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Leveled off

Leveled off

Wolf populations in Yellowstone National Park have stabilized to around 100 wolves after climbing dramatically following reintroduction.

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Celebration

Celebration

Wolf advocates, former and current park officials along with a Blackfeet spiritual leader gathered at Yellowstone National Park's North Entrance on Monday to mark the 20th anniversary of wolf reintroduction to the park.

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20 years after reintroduction, wolf proponents take time to reflect

20 years after reintroduction, wolf proponents take time to reflect

In 1995, the U.S. Department of the Interior introduced Canadian gray wolves into Yellowstone National Park in an attempt to restore the animal's populations in the area. The move was, and remains, controversial. Twenty years later, about 130 wolves in 11 packs inhabit the park, with about 1…

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Native voice

Native voice

Jimmy St. Goddard, a spiritual chief for the Blackfeet Tribe, talks as individuals involved in wolf reintroduction and management listen behind him. From left to right are Dan Stahler, Yellowstone biologist; Nathan Varley, former field biologist volunteer; Doug Smith, Wolf Project biologist;…

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Wolf watchers

Wolf watchers

Wolf watchers line the side of the road near Tower Junction on Monday to watch the nearby Junction Butte and Prospect Peak packs interact.

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Wolf anniversary

Wolf anniversary

The return of wolves to Yellowstone National Park and parts of Wyoming, Idaho and Montana is either one of the greatest environmental success stories or an ecological disaster depending on a person's political persuasion.

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Bill would remove federal protections for wolves in 4 states

Bill would remove federal protections for wolves in 4 states

MINNEAPOLIS — Several members of Congress are preparing legislation to take gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming off the endangered list in an attempt to undo court decisions that have blocked the states from allowing wolf hunting and trapping for sport and predator control.

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Utah OKs plan to kill more bears, extend wolf plan

Utah OKs plan to kill more bears, extend wolf plan

A troubling number of black bears were killed by federal and Utah wildlife managers in 2014 after they destroyed crops, feasted on livestock or threatened people.

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Experts acknowledge confusion between wolves, coyotes

Experts acknowledge confusion between wolves, coyotes

Most of the time, wolf researcher Dan MacNulty can tell the difference between the apex predators and coyotes.

January 07, 2015 10:22 am Photos

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Lack of big game leads to coyote, wolf hunt

Lack of big game leads to coyote, wolf hunt

TROUT CREEK — One of the organizers of the first Great Montana Coyote and Wolf Hunt in Sanders County says the event — scheduled for Jan. 16-18 — took shape after local hunters noted a lack of big game in the mountains this hunting season.

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Wolf hunters missing south of Dillon; search resumes Monday

Wolf hunters missing south of Dillon; search resumes Monday

DILLON — Beaverhead County authorities are searching for a father and son who were hunting wolves and have not been seen since Saturday morning, Beaverhead County Sheriff Jay Hansen said.

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Wyoming's Year in News Photos

Wyoming's Year in News Photos

A deer mount is seen Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, on the Diamond G Ranch outside Dubois. (Ryan Dorgan, Star-Tribune)

December 17, 2014 6:14 pm

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