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Study: Wolves make few unnecessary elk kills

[large thumbnail url=”study-wolves-make-few-unnecessary-elk-kills” filename=”science” year=”2010″ month=”04″ day=”29″] [thumbnail icon url=”study-wolves-make-few-unnecessary-elk-kills” filename=”science” year=”2010″ month=”04″ day=”29″] In a not too surprising multi-year study, researchers discover that wolves rarely kill more elk than they can eat.

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Study: Feral dogs – not wolves – more likely to kill sheep

[large thumbnail url=”study-feral-dogs-not-wolves-more-likely-to-kill-sheep” filename=”science” year=”2010″ month=”01″ day=”25″] [thumbnail icon url=”study-feral-dogs-not-wolves-more-likely-to-kill-sheep” filename=”science” year=”2010″ month=”01″ day=”25″] A study carried out in the Basque Country suggests that wild dogs, not wolves, are the primary killer of sheep.

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Study: Wolves Prefer Wild Roe Deer To Domestic Animals

[large thumbnail url=”study-wolves-prefer-wild-roe-deer-to-domestic-animals” filename=”science” year=”2009″ month=”12″ day=”02″] [thumbnail icon url=”study-wolves-prefer-wild-roe-deer-to-domestic-animals” filename=”science” year=”2009″ month=”12″ day=”02″] Isabel Barja, a Spanish biologist published a new study in Wildlife Biology which reveals the feeding preferences of wolves.

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Study: Wolves and Moose improve biodiversity

[thumbnail icon url=”study-wolves-moose-improve-biodiversity” filename=”science” year=”2009″ month=”11″ day=”03″] A new study from the long running Isle Royale National Park research team shows a surprising, but intriguing connection between the predator-prey relationship on the island, and the surrounding ecosystem.

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Long running Isle Royale study reveals disturbing news

[thumbnail icon url=”Long-running-Isle-Royale-study-reveals-disturbing-news” filename=”science” year=”2009″ month=”10″ day=”28″] Tom Meersman, of the Star Tribune – out of Minneapolis-St. Paul – delves into the research of Rolf Peterson and associates in the longest running prey-predator study in the world.

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Researcher studies wolves vs. livestock

HOWLColorado : ScienceWolves continue to thrive in Minnesota, and the process to remove them from the Endangered Species List continues. While that is good news for the species, it will present new wolf management problems. Near Thief River Falls in the northwestern corner of the state, new research showing wolves are little threat to livestock worries some farmers.

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