Conservation and Trapping News

Wolves in national parks often killed when they roam outside boundary
Jan 18, 2023 07:59 ET

DULUTH — Humans were the most frequent cause of death for research wolves that live in five of the nation's most highly protected places, national parks, and those deaths led to long-term consequences for wolf packs, a new study has discovered.

Some 36% of collared wolves in the five parks included in the study died at the hands of humans, usually when they ventured just outside the park boundaries and were shot.

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