WOLVES

lost dogs

The Mysterious Disappearance of North America's First Dogs

When people migrated to North America some 10,000 years ago, they brought their canine companions with them.
Becky Ferreira
7.6.18
nature

A Lone Wolf Left Chernobyl’s Radioactive Exclusion Zone—Will Others Follow?

The young gray wolf travelled 369 km outside of its home range in 21 days.
Jordan Pearson
7.3.18
Conservation

A Researcher Got Paid $300,000 to Resign After He Said Shooting Wolves Is Bad

Robert Wielgus, director of the Carnivore Conservation Lab, received a settlement from the school after he sued for infringing on his academic freedom.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.15.18
animal behavior

Wolves Are Better than Dogs at Working Together to Solve a Problem

New research published in PNAS tested how well wolves can work in pairs versus domestic dogs.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.18.17
Conservation

Hunt Moose to Save Caribou That Are Killed By Wolves, Scientists Say

Canada's caribou are under threat.
Jacob Dubé
8.29.17
Narrow Escapes

The First Spacewalker Cheated Death And Crash-Landed In a Forest Full of Wolves

Humanity’s first spacewalk seems even crazier 52 years later.
Becky Ferreira
3.18.17
hunting

Republicans Vote to Allow Killing of Wolves and Bears on Refuges in Alaska

The US Fish and Wildlife Service rule prohibits controversial methods like gassing dens and shooting cubs.
Grennan Milliken
2.18.17
News

The World’s Only Red Wolves Live in North Carolina, Many People Want Them Gone

A conservation stalemate has gone to court.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.4.16
WOLVES

Washington State Is Killing a Pack of Endangered Wolves to Keep Ranchers Happy

The pack of nine wolves represents about 10 percent of all the wolves in the state.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.25.16
WOLVES

The Red Wolf Is Mostly Coyote

Why that matters for wolf conservation, and the management of wild hybrid species in general.
Becky Ferreira
7.27.16
wisconsin

Legally Killing Wolves Is Putting Them More at Risk from Poachers

Some governments say legal wolf culls strengthen conservation efforts, but others think differently.
Emiko Jozuka
5.11.16
Art

How ‘Bionic’ Sheep Could Be Armed Against Wolf Attacks

An artist presents his idea for keeping sheep safe from wolves in Spain.
Emiko Jozuka
3.10.16