Ranchers Angered Over Wolf Species Return

To the outrage of ranchers but the gratification of environmentalists, the Mexican gray wolf has bounced back to its highest population numbers in nearly 50 years. According to The Wall Street Journal, the wolf was driven from its habitat located in northern Mexico and the southwestern United States around the 1970’s mainly due to hunting…

Increased Livestock Deaths Blamed on Mexican Wolves

It has been challenging for ranchers in the Southwestern United States. According to the Associated Press, the amount of livestock killed by Mexican gray wolves shot up over the past year resulting from their endangered species status and it has resulted in a sketchy relationship between environmentalists, ranchers and U.S. wildlife employees. From the AP:…

Wolf Attacks on Cattle in Idaho On the Rise

During the period of August 2th to the 4th, Cascade, Idaho rancher Phil Davis three of his cows were killed by wolf attacks earlier this month, while three others were killed in other attacks. According to Capital Press, the Idaho Rangeland Resource Commission recently reported wolf-involved cases of cattle deaths set a record high for…

Growing Wolf Population Plagues Germany

During November of last year, animal rights activists in Germany migrated to the forests of Upper Lausitz near Germany’s border with Poland hoping to prevent a cull of a wolf pack that slaughtered area farmer sheep populations. According to the UK Telegraph, wolves were almost considered extinct in Germany during the early part of the…