Idaho’s ‘wolf wars’ pit ranchers against environmentalists


Oct. 30 (UPI) — A battle is raging in Idaho over whether gray wolves, rescued from the edge of extinction, now are dangerous livestock-threatening predators or a vital part of the natural ecosystem.

In Idaho’s “wolf wars,” livestock producers say the state’s wolf reintroduction program has exploded out of control, but wildlife ecologists say a thriving wolf population is improving wilderness areas.

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