Entries by Carissa Winter

Adult wolf, 5 pups spotted together on Oregon trail camera

From Central Oregon Daily News: A wildlife trail camera in the Upper Deschutes wildlife management area caught an image of a wolf and five wolf pups roaming earlier this month. That’s part of the reason the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) is now designating a new Area of Known Wolf Activity (AKWA) for […]

Wolf attacks benefit far-right politicians, study finds

From the Minnesota Reformer: Wolf attacks on livestock boost the electoral fortunes of candidates of far-right political parties, according to a new study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study analyzed data from Germany, where wolves have been reintroduced in recent decades following their eradication in the 20th century. Wolf […]

Genetic diversity ignored in federal plan to save lobo, lawsuit says

From Carlsbad Current Argus: A lawsuit filed in federal court challenged a recent plan to recover the Mexican gray wolf, known as the lobo in New Mexico, as inadequate to protect the species and prevent its extinction. Last month, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service released a revised recovery plan for the wolf – listed […]

Swiss canton gives green light to shoot wolves attacking cows

From Reuters: ZURICH, July 15 (Reuters) – The eastern Swiss canton of the Grisons gave the green light on Friday to shoot two young wolves whose pack has begun attacking cows in addition to traditional prey of sheep and goats. The move highlights a national debate over how to handle the more than 100 wolves […]