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  • First fatal wolf attack recorded in North America?

    A 22-year-old Canadian man, whose partially eaten body was found in the woods of northern Saskatchewan, may represent the first documented instance of a human being killed by healthy wolves in North America

  • An ecosystem wanting for wolves

    With the elk population at Colorado’s Rocky Mountain National Park out of control, wildlife managers are considering bringing in four wolves to restore the balance

  • Life — and death — in grizzly country

    Werner Herzog’s new documentary, Grizzly Man, takes a thoughtful look at the life and death of Timothy Treadwell, an amateur bear biologist who was killed and eaten by an Alaskan grizzly

  • Cougar Management Guidelines

    Cougar Management Guidelines collects current cougar research into a set of guidelines for managing these secretive and increasingly rare big cats

  • Bringing back the wolf = bringing back the habitat

    In Decade of the Wolf: Returning the Wolf to Yellowstone, biologist Douglas Smith and nature writer Gary Ferguson seek to separate myth from reality in the long and turbulent saga of the wolf

  • The grizzly's in the house — or at least, the yard

    Doug Chadwick’s new book, True Grizz: Glimpses of Fernie, Stahr, Easy, Dakota and Other Real Bears in the Modern World, clears away rip-snorting tales to introduce people to actual grizzlies

  • Cougar hunt creates uproar

    Following a flurry of sightings and a much-publicized, ill-starred hunt for mountain lions in Sabino Canyon near Tucson, Arizonans push for changes in how the state manages its big cats

  • Big cats on the block

    In The Beast in the Garden, David Baron looks at our changing relationships with predators, focusing on the death of a young Colorado man who was killed by a mountain lion

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