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The Wolf vs. Deer controversy

[large thumbnail url=”the-wolf-vs-deer-controversy” filename=”facts” year=”2010″ month=”01″ day=”28″] [thumbnail icon url=”the-wolf-vs-deer-controversy” filename=”facts” year=”2010″ month=”01″ day=”28″] Articles, such as the one written by Doug Smith for the Star Tribune, highlight the continued battle between hunters and wolves. There are still many misconceptions and the blame for declining deer numbers continues to be layed on wolves — something which is not supported by scientific research. 

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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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