Category: canines

Slovakia bans Wolf hunting on the Slovak side of the Eastern Carpathians

| January 6, 2014 | Reply

Although wolves (and other predators) are recovering in some parts of Europe (e.g. Germany) they are still far from reaching ecologically significant population levels in many parts of Europe. Hunting of wolves in areas with small or declining populations should be avoided because this can seriously impact recovery. Wolves already suffer many other human caused […]

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Top predators making a comeback in Europe

| December 24, 2013 | Reply

Across Europe predators have been (and sadly sometimes still are) heavily persecuted. But thanks to legal protection and conservation efforts many are making a comeback and their numbers are increasing. A new report by the Zoological Society of London, BirdLife International and the European Bird Census Council (EBCC) for the Rewilding Initiative lists many species […]

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Grizzly Bears benefit from Wolves in Yellowstone

| December 4, 2013 | Reply

Grizzly Bears are omnivores. They eat both plants and meat. They can hunt for themselves, e.g. young Elk or Moose calves. They will also take over kills by other predators like Pumas or Wolves. In Yellowstone, when Wolves kill prey such as Elk, Bison or Moose, Grizzly Bears sometimes take over the kill and eat […]

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