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  • Alaska's wildlife war

    Alaska's wildlife war

    The federal government pushes back as the state ramps up control of wolves and other predators.

  • The truth about wolves is hard to find

    The truth about wolves is hard to find

    Some hunters claim wolves are killing too many deer and elk in northwestern Montana, but the facts indicate otherwise -- although those facts are easily lost in all the emotional rhetoric.

  • Wolf management in Idaho is not ready for prime time

    Wolf management in Idaho is not ready for prime time

    The controversy that flared when a trapper posted a photo of himself with a dying wolf proves that Idaho and other Western states are incapable of managing wolves without the help of the Endangered Species Act.

  • Wolf on a picnic table

    Wolf on a picnic table

    Is a more-or-less trained and captive wolf anything at all like a truly wild wolf?

  • When the bear comes too close to home

    When the bear comes too close to home

    It's easy to love wild animals like bears until they actually start eating your chickens and coming a little too close to your family for comfort.

  • Billboard battles don't help much

    Billboard battles don't help much

    Extreme rhetoric about wolves, whether pro or con, doesn't help solve the problems around the issue.

  • The paradoxical call of the wild

    The paradoxical call of the wild

    Wolves may be returning to Colorado on their own 70 years after their deliberate extirpation from the state.

  • Rural West going to the dogs

    Despite all the fuss about wolves and other wild predators, feral and free-roaming dogs in the West may actually pose a greater danger to livestock, wildlife and people.

  • Remembering our wildness

    In The Animal Dialogues, Colorado author Craig Childs writes of chance encounters with wild animals.

  • Living precariously with wolves and cattle

    Bryce Andrews kills a wolf in order to save his cattle – and the lives of other wolves.

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