January 28, 2023

Wolf Pack Breeders: Could, Would, Should, Might, Maybe

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Another report surfaces in how when the “breeding” members of a wolf pack are killed it MIGHT affect the continuation of that pack.

“”Given the park’s current low wolf densities and small average pack sizes, we are concerned about harvest of wolves from packs that reside primarily within the park,” said Don Striker, Superintendent of Denali National Park and Preserve. “The death of a breeding wolf could harm the packs that provide the greatest opportunities for park visitors to see a wolf in the wild, either through a lack of reproduction or the loss of the entire pack.”<<<Read More>>>

And once again we see a case where biologists are “managing” wolf populations in accordance with the demands of people wanting to “view wolves in the wild” and not necessarily for the health of the animals.