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of Yellowstone Wolves Killed
Jan 7, 2022 2:00 AM CST
'Extraordinary Number' of Yellowstone Wolves Killed
20 roamed from the park in recent months and were shot
- Twenty of Yellowstone National Park's renowned gray wolves roamed from the park and were shot by hunters in recent months—the most killed by hunting in a single season since the predators were reintroduced to the region more than 25 years ago, according to park officials. Fifteen wolves were...
Trailblazing Wolf Found Dead
an Hour North of Los Angeles
Nov 25, 2021 8:20 AM CST
Trailblazing Wolf Found Dead an Hour North of Los Angeles
OR93 was apparently killed by vehicle
- A gray wolf that made history via its epic journey to southern California has met a sad but all too predictable end. The California Department of Fish and Wildlife says the body of OR93, a male wolf born in northern Oregon in 2019, was found earlier this month by a...
Warned Over Wolf Kill:
Mar 24, 2021 6:33 AM CDT
Warned Over Wolf Kill: Montana's Governor
Greg Gianforte, who is expected to loosen trapping rules, received a written warning
- Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has received a warning after violating state hunting regulations in the killing of his first wolf. The newly-elected Gianforte trapped and killed a radio-collared male adult wolf just north of Yellowstone National Park on Feb. 15, per Boise State Public Radio . He had a license to...
Wolves Attack Worker at
Center Where Lion Killed Intern
Mar 23, 2021 4:45 PM CDT
Wolves Attack Worker at Center Where Lion Killed Intern
Injured keeper says she is 'doing just fine'
- A worker has been injured by two wolves at the same North Carolina exotic animal center where an escaped lion killed a college intern in 2018. Authorities say animal keeper Hayley Quay was bitten on the elbows and thigh in the wolf enclosure at Conservators Center Saturday afternoon and was...
'Incredible' Finds on Wolf Pup
That Died 57K Years Ago
Dec 22, 2020 10:45 AM CST
'Incredible' Finds on Wolf Pup That Died 57K Years Ago
How this mummified Ice Age pup died, her last meal, and more
- We now know a lot more about the 57,000-year-old wolf pup who still looks cute enough to pet . The mummified gray wolf discovered in Canada's Yukon territory in 2016 is the subject of a new study, revealing the female pup's internal organs are as well-preserved as her...
A National Park
of a Horror Movie'
Aug 14, 2019 5:33 AM CDT
A National Park First: 'Like Something Out of a Horror Movie'
Wolf went after family of 4 sleeping in their tent at Banff campground in Alberta, Canada
- "It was like something out of a horror movie." That's not how you want to remember a camping trip with your husband and two young sons, but per a Facebook post by Elisa Rispoli, that's how things went down Thursday night in Banff National Park after...
Alongside a River,
a Most Fascinating
Jun 12, 2019 8:37 AM CDT
Alongside a River, a Most Fascinating Severed Head
It belongs to a 40K-year-old wolf
- That rare case when finding a severed head is more fascinating than gruesome: when it belongs to a 40,000-year-old wolf and still has its fur and teeth. That's apparently the case in eastern Siberia, where a man came across the remains along the Tirekhtyakh River in Yakutia last...
Famous Yellowstone Wolf
Killed Same Way as Mother
Dec 3, 2018 6:55 AM CST
Famous Yellowstone Wolf Killed Same Way as Mother
'Spitfire' was killed by hunter just outside park
- Yellowstone wolf-watchers are mourning Lamar Canyon Wolf Pack member 926F—a she-wolf better known as "Spitfire." The 7-year-old wolf was legally killed by a trophy hunter in Montana just outside the park's boundary, the
New York Times
reports. Spitfire's mother, known as the "most famous...
Wolf Pup Died
50K Years Ago,
Still 'So Cute'
Sep 14, 2018 8:24 AM CDT
Wolf Pup Died 50K Years Ago, Still 'So Cute'
Wolf, caribou found in Canada provide some of the world's oldest mummified soft tissue
- "It's so cute" is not a typical reaction upon finding a 50,000-year-old dead animal, yet it's hard to argue with paleontologist Grant Zazula's assessment. With pristine muscle, skin, and fur, the complete mummified wolf pup, believed to have died around eight weeks old, looks as...
'We Have No Idea What This
Was Until We Get a DNA Report'
May 26, 2018 5:50 AM CDT
'We Have No Idea What This Was Until We Get a DNA Report'
Mysterious wolf-like creature shot in Montana
- A central Montana rancher shot a wolf-like animal after it was spotted in a pasture with livestock, but a closer look has prompted state wildlife officials to take DNA samples to determine what type of animal it was, reports the AP . Fish, Wildlife, and Parks regional spokesman Bruce Auchly said...
Rare White Wolf
in Yellowstone Was
May 15, 2017 12:43 AM CDT
Rare White Wolf in Yellowstone Was Shot: Authorities
$10K reward offered for info leading to killer
- The reward for information leading to whoever shot a rare white wolf found inside Yellowstone National Park rose to $10,000 on Friday after a wolf advocacy group matched a $5,000 reward offered earlier by the park. Yellowstone officials euthanized the severely injured wolf after hikers found the animal...
North America Only Has
One Wolf Species Left
Jul 28, 2016 7:41 AM CDT
North America Only Has One Wolf Species Left
It's the gray wolf; all others are hybrids: study
- The US government recognizes three wolf species in North America: the red wolf, eastern wolf, and gray wolf. Two, it turns out, aren't true wolf at all. In a new genetic study , scientists at UCLA say the gray wolf is the last wolf species on the continent and all...
She Was Stalked by a
Wolf for 12 Hours.
Then the Bear Came
Jun 16, 2016 12:30 AM CDT
She Was Stalked by a Wolf for 12 Hours. Then the Bear Came
Joanne Barnaby just wanted to pick some mushrooms
- Meet Joanne Barnaby, Canada's biggest badass. CBC reports Barnaby bravely used a protective mother bear to get rid of the hungry wolf that had been stalking her through the woods for 12 hours. The ordeal started last Friday when Barnaby was out picking mushrooms with her dog, Joey. They...
Part Wolf Saved
Oct 1, 2015 12:02 PM CDT
Dog Deemed Part Wolf Saved From Euthanasia
Judge reverses decision, will send 'Karma' to a wolf sanctuary
- When Josh and Tiffany Ogle were arrested in a domestic violence dispute in Orange County in May, the couple lost their four kids to foster care and their dog Karma was impounded. At that point animal control deemed the animal a wolf-dog hybrid that could not get the rabies vaccine...
Study: 'Golden Wolf' Has
Been Hiding in Plain Sight
Jul 31, 2015 12:10 AM CDT
Study: 'Golden Wolf' Has Been Hiding in Plain Sight
We just thought it was the African golden jackal
- Africa, home to the Ethiopian wolf and the gray wolf, can now lay claim to the African golden wolf—the first new species of canid (which also encompasses jackals, foxes, and coyotes) to be discovered in 150 years, reports
. The new species has long been misunderstood to be...
George RR Martin
Will Kill You
Jun 5, 2014 1:41 PM CDT
For $20K, George RR Martin Will Kill You
Literarily speaking, of course, and to save some wolves
- If you happen to have $20,000 burning a hole in your pocket, George RR Martin will cut you for it. The author behind
Game of Thrones
will slay you with all appropriate gore—on the written page, of course—if you are a top-tier donor of his current crowdfunding...
That Olympic Wolf?
A Kimmel Stunt
Feb 21, 2014 1:23 AM CST
That Olympic Wolf? A Kimmel Stunt
Kate Hansen was in on viral video prank
- It seemed like the ultimate Sochi fail, but it was actually a Jimmy Kimmel prank: American luger Kate Hansen claimed to have filmed a wolf roaming the halls of Olympic Village Wednesday, tweeting out the video link, posted to YouTube, along with this caption: "Wolf in my hall?!?...
Activists Fear for Dogs in Wisconsin Wolf Hunts
Aug 14, 2012 1:51 PM CDT
Activists Fear for Dogs in Wisconsin Wolf Hunts
Lawsuit seeks to stop use of hunting dogs
- Wisconsin will have its first wolf hunting season this fall—and the state is allowing dogs to be used in the hunt, which animal activists say will lead to violent confrontations similar to illegal dog fights. "Mainstream hunters do not want wolves to die in bloody, grotesque ways,"...
Jul 26, 2011 3:26 AM CDT
French Fight Erupts Over Marauding Wolves
Shepherds want to hunt sheep killers at will
- Call it Yellowstone sur Seine. French shepherds are demanding the surging wolf population be culled following increasing sheep deaths by the growing packs of protected canines. Wolves are now roaming the Vosges Mountains on the Alsace-Lorraine border for the first time in 80 years. Some experts predict the wolves could...
Apr 25, 2011 2:20 AM CDT
Hunters Gear Up for Wolf 'Slaughter'
Congressional budget rider removes animals from endangered list
- A massive wolf hunt is coming to the Rocky Mountain states now that Congress has quietly passed a budget rider ordering wolves be taken off endangered species lists everywhere but Wyoming. Since wolves were re-introduced to the region in 1994, their numbers have grown to 1,700, angering ranchers and...
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