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Jackson-Area Wolves Attack And Injure Dog
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wolves that have been wandering around the Jackson area have attacked and injured a dog. The Jackson Hole Daily reported Thursday that the dog survived but federal officials won’t provide other details, including exactly where the attack happened. Wolves were first…
USFWS To Kill Wolves Seen In Jackson
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to kill three or four wolves that have brazenly approached homes in Jackson in northwest Wyoming. Wolf manager Mike Jimenez (hih-MEN’-ez) says there have been numerous sightings of wolves, beginning in late December, that sh…
Wolves In New York’s Central Park?
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Some Wyoming lawmakers are pushing a tongue-in-cheek bill calling on Congress to acquire New York City’s Central Park to reintroduce wolves and other endangered species there. Republican Rep. Allen Jaggi, of Lyman, is sponsoring the resolution in the …
Wolf Management Debate In Cheyenne
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers are set to consider changing the state’s wolf management law to accommodate an agreement that Gov. Matt Mead and U.S. Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar reached last year on ending federal protections for the animals in the state. Steve …
Governor Mead Pushing For Wolf Management Plan
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead is calling on Wyoming lawmakers to endorse a wolf management plan that would designate the animals as predators that could be shot on sight in most of the state. Mead and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar last year agreed on a plan to end federal pr…
1 Of 5 Scientists Takes Issue With Wyoming Wolf Plan
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — One of the five scientists retained by a federal government contractor to review Wyoming’s proposed wolf management states in a recently released report that he sees shortcomings with it. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this week released a peer review of Wyomi…
Study: Yellowstone Wolves Help Trees Rebound
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Scientists say in a new study that the return of gray wolves has dramatically altered the landscape in portions of Yellowstone National Park by curbing foraging elk herds that prevented new aspen, willow and cottonwood trees from taking root. Study author William Ripple…
Wolf-Watching, New Tourist Niche for Wyoming
People in the Rockies and from around the country are willing to pay just for the chance to see a wolf in its natural habitat. That’s what a guide has discovered, and the tours he and his wife offer in Yellowstone National Park are always booked. Nathan Varley, says the waiting list of client…

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