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  • Wolves may be the education of us

    The writer introduces us to wolves who expect to lick our teeth

  • Die, baby harp seal! It's time for environmentalism to get ugly

    Environmental groups’ calendar portrayals of the beleaguered harp seal are too pretty and too hackneyed to convince humans that the race must see beyond its own wants if it is to hold off the end of nature

  • Era of the sage grouse is coming to an end

    Tom Bell writes of his 70-year fascination with sage grouse, now on decline.

  • Confessions of a wolf addict

    The writer tells why she drives 13 hours from the Northwest to enjoy the presence of Yellowstone’s wolves

  • More lynx, less habitat

    Colorado’s lynx reintroduction program has so far been a success, but a new Forest Service management proposal would put energy development, forest thinning, and snowmobile trails ahead of the threatened animal’s habitat

  • Can grizzly bears and homeowners get along

    The writer profiles a wildlife biologist who tries to keep grizzlies and people apart in the Yellowstone area

  • A grizzly attack that was bound to happen

    Timothy Treadwell was killed by an Alaskan grizzly because the self-proclaimed bear expert treated wild animals without proper respect, as if they were children

  • Yellowstone’s grizzly stalker

    Grizzlies in the Mist by Chuck Neal is an idiosyncratic look at the great bears of Yellowstone, combining scientific background and personal anecdotes with a strong conservation message

  • New forest plan leaves owls in a lurch

    The Clinton-era Sierra Nevada Framework is being dismantled under the Bush administration, and California spotted owls, denied protection as endangered species, may pay the price

  • The best restoration tools are fangs and claws

    The memory of an encounter with a grizzly in Glacier National Park leads to thoughts about the place large predators have in the West

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