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Wolfing it down: Brown bears reduce wolf kill rates

If you've ever been elbowed out of the way at the dinner table by older, stronger siblings, you'll identify with wolves competing with larger bears for food. A study by Utah State University ecologist Aimee Tallian and colleagues ...

dateFeb 07, 2017 in Ecology
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Italy bows to howls over anti-wolf campaign

Italy on Thursday put on hold a controversial plan to cull five percent of its wolves, much to the relief of environmentalists and animal lovers who had mobilised across the country.

dateFeb 02, 2017 in Ecology
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Researchers study wolf parasites

Since the year 2000, the Eurasian grey wolf, Canis lupus lupus, has spread across Germany. Ines Lesniak, doctoral student at the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (Leibniz-IZW), and her colleagues, have taken ...

dateJan 30, 2017 in Ecology
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Sweden allows wolf hunt despite outcry

A top Swedish court on Friday allowed the hunting of 24 wolves early next year in a decision slammed by environmental campaigners who fear a shooting spree could put the species at risk.

dateDec 30, 2016 in Ecology
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