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A “wolf like animal” found dead along Nettle School Road, a roadway north of I-80 in Grundy County, Illinois, on February 13, 2015, has been confirmed to be a gray wolf, related to those in the Great Lakes population. The … Continue reading
DNA Analysis Complete for Wolf Killed in Utah Extensive DNA analysis performed by the University of Idaho has confirmed that the gray wolf shot in Utah on December 28, 2014 is the same animal which was sighted in the Grand … Continue reading
US District Judge Beryl Howell has thrown out a 2012 decision to remove gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region — including Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin — from the Endangered Species List. This has immediately ended wolf hunting seasons … Continue reading
The canid recently sighted in the Kaibab Plateau area near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon has been confirmed to be a female gray wolf through genetic testing of its scat. The wolf appears to be wearing a nonfunctional … Continue reading
The US Fish and Wildlife Service’s independent review, conducted by the Wildlife Management Institute, of the Red Wolf Recovery Program is now available online. The review focused on three elements of the recovery program — the supporting science, management of … Continue reading
A team of researchers from Aarhus University and the Danish National History Museum have confirmed that at least one male wolf has moved into the Jutland area. The wolf likely dispersed from the southern, German part of the peninsula. Germany … Continue reading
in the full moonlight of autumn at the hour when I was born you no longer go out like a flame at the sight of me you are still warmer than the moonlight gleaming on you even now … Continue reading
U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson has restored federal protections to wolves in Wyoming, at least temporarily. Wyoming assumed control over its wolves from the federal government in 2012 after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service determined that the … Continue reading
The National Park Service has published the 2013 Yellowstone Wolf Project Annual Report. You can read the executive summary here, and download the complete official report here. Some highlights: 95 wolves in 10 packs, including 8 breeding pairs, lived primarily in … Continue reading
Federal authorities announced Friday that the isolated Alexander Archipelago wolf (Canis lupus ligoni, a subspecies of gray wolf), living solely in southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, may require protection under the Endangered Species Act. The wolves, which den under western … Continue reading