Fish & Game investigate Mullan wolf kill

This is hillarious article, although not by intent. The “wolf kill” is not about dead wolves, but the shocking realization by some rural north Idaho folks that wolves kill and eat deer and elk.  Lucky there was at least one “avid outdoorsman” among them so these appalling facts could be uncovered.

We also learn that wolves howl, and when wolves make a kill they leave tracks and blood in the snow.
Story:  Fish & Game investigate Mullan wolf kill. By Ty Hampson. Shoshone News Press.

Bison Advocates and Horse Butte Landowners Call For Changed Management

The news release below was posted March 4. This morning, this article appeared in the Billings Gazette. Activists try to stop bison hazing. By Mike Stark. Billings Gazette. The headline is poorly descriptive.
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For release. March 4, 2008

Timothy Preso, Earthjustice, (406) 586-9699
Michael Mease, Buffalo Field Campaign, (406) 646-0070

Bison Advocates And Landowners Call For Changed Management

Buffalo Field Campaign and Horse Butte landowners seek increased tolerance for bison in cattle-free zone outside western boundary of Yellowstone National Park

West Yellowstone, Montana – A coalition of bison advocates and local landowners today called on federal and state officials to stop capturing and slaughtering Yellowstone bison in a cattle-free zone outside the western park boundary pending a review of options to give bison more room to roam in the Horse Butte area.

“The government has been killing our nation’s last remaining wild bison, claiming it is necessary to prevent the spread of brucellosis to cattle on the Horse Butte Peninsula,” said Michael Mease, campaign coordinator for the Buffalo Field Campaign. “There are no more cattle on Horse Butte, so that excuse rings hollow. It’s about time the people in charge get behind the locals who support wild bison being on Horse Butte without harassment by the government.”

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Massachusetts “wolf” of last October was indeed a wolf

First wolf found in Mass. in 160 years. By Beth Daley, Boston Globe Staff

Update: Here is a more detailed story. Boston Globe.