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OPB News · Wolf-Watching Range Rider Quits.
Don’t know what really happened here, but the suggestion that the range rider was forced out for not being anti-wolf enough is disturbing.
I think it is true that there is social pressure in many rural areas to be anti-wolf. If you are not, best be quiet if you don’t want trouble. This, of course, is how cultures maintain their hold over people, and one reason why many young people leave the little town they grew up in when they are old enough and get an opportunity.