Entries by Chad Richardson

India: Endangered wolves’ species found in Nizamabad district

From Telangana Today in India: Nizamabad: Telangana State, it appears, is attracting more and more rare bird species and other wildlife to its forests. Wildlife photographer Kyatham Santhosh Kumar reported the spotting of Indian Gray Wolves, an endangered species, on the banks of river Godavari in Nizamabad district on Saturday, just a day before Forest Range […]

Human food conditioned wolf euthanized for public safety reasons

From The Bow Valley Crag and Canyon in Alberta, Canada: Parks Canada wildlife officials said they first became aware of a young, emaciated, male wolf on Sunshine Road three weeks ago, after Sunshine Village staff reported several wolf sightings, and in response, Parks Canada conducted regular patrols of the area and asked local workers to […]

25 years after returning to Yellowstone, wolves have helped stabilize the ecosystem

From National Geographic: LARAMIE, WYOMING – Twenty-five years after gray wolves returned to Yellowstone National Park, the predators that some feared would wipe out elk have instead proved to be more of a stabilizing force. New research shows that by reducing populations and thinning out weak and sick animals, wolves are helping create more resilient elk herds. For the past […]

Minnesota DNR survey finds mixed views on gray wolves

From The Ely Timberjay in Minnesota: REGIONAL— A new survey commissioned by the Department of Natural Resources finds that Minnesotans agree by a wide margin that it is important to maintain Minnesota’s gray wolf population. The survey, which found results in line with previous surveys, sampled attitudes from more 9,000 Minnesotans representing three distinct groups, including […]

Hungry wolf shows up on bear cams, scarfs dozens of fish

From Mashable.com: Alaska’s Brooks River, home to the livestreaming bear cams, is the dominion of big, fat bears. Yet early Saturday morning, when the waterfall where the bears feast was quiet, a gray wolf appeared on the cams and started pouncing on 4,500-calorie sockeye salmon. Bear cam viewers — who are global, devoted, and passionate documenters of all that […]