By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have found that it is counter-productive to kill wolves to keep them from preying on livestock. Shooting and trapping lead to more dead sheep and cattle the following year, not fewer.
Grizzly bear in Yellowstone. (Photo courtesy of Yellowstone National Park) PULLMAN, Wash. – A new study suggests that the return of wolves to Yellowstone National Park is increasing a key part of the grizzly bear diet – berries that help bears put on fat before going into hibernation. Wolves reduce the number of elk, which […]
PULLMAN, Wash. – When I get home from work I like to blow off a little bit of steam by playing with my dog, Buster Brown. Buster came from the dog pound so I don’t know his full life history, but he’s about 10 years old. Despite his membership in the canine branch of the […]