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Study: Rocky Mountain wolves infected with parasite

[large thumbnail url=”study-rocky-mountain-wolves-infected-with-parasite” filename=”science” year=”2009″ month=”12″ day=”18″] [thumbnail icon url=”study-rocky-mountain-wolves-infected-with-parasite” filename=”science” ¬†year=”2009″ month=”12″ day=”18″] A recently published study by researchers from Washington State University has shown that wolves in Idaho and Montana are now carriers of a wild strain of tapeworms – but there is no evidence the parasite can be transmitted to domestic livestock.

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Keeping wolves out of harm’s way

HOWLColorado : ScienceDefenders of Wildlife offer a unique, and very valuable service. They work with ranchers, biologists and Federal land managers where it matters; The interaction points between human and wolf. The following video shows how Defenders of Wildlife is working on non-lethal ways to keep wolves away from livestock and support a peaceful co-existance. Visit the special site, http://www.savewolves.org/donate to help with this worthwhile approach to wolf conservation.

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