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Study Finds Gene Flow Between Wolf And Dog Populations in Georgia (Caucasus)

Researchers from Ilia State University in Tbilisi, Georgia, studying populations of wolves living alongside livestock guarding dogs (Caucasian or Georgian shepherds) in the Caucasus found that approximately 10 percent of dogs had detectable wolf ancestry, and about 13% of the … Continue reading

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USU Study Finds Yellowstone Wolf Population Self-Regulates

A recent study by Utah State University and University of Oxford, following 280 collared wolves in Yellowstone National Park over 13 years, found that wolf populations in the park self-limit, in that wolves will fight more as populations grow. This … Continue reading

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Reporting on Wolves vs. Dogs

Read this article, reporting on a pack of feral dogs which were believed responsible for the deaths of area livestock and pets.  Note its extreme brevity, and especially its neutral language: the animals are described as having “charged” a landowner, … Continue reading

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Wolf Park Research In The News

Click here to see a Science Daily review of some of the cognition research done at Wolf Park by Dr. Clive Wynne and Dr. Monique Udell!  The research focuses on how well dogs (and wolves) react to and interpret human … Continue reading

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