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‘Canadian’ wolves – How big and bad are they?
Posted: Wednesday, June 20, 2012 10:48 am | Updated: 9:03 am, Wed Sep 26, 2012.
By Pat Valkenburg

“Unfortunately, biologists did not have good information on wolf genetics during the early 1990s when the decision was made to reintroduce wolves to Wyoming and Idaho from Alberta and British Columbia.”

http://wallowa.com/news/canadian-wolves-how-big-and-bad-are-they/article_17de00a2-bb00-11e1-bd7e-001a4bcf887a.html

Part 1:
Myths about origin and nature


From the book: The 100 Silliest Things People Say About Dogs
Copyright 2009 by Alexandra Semyonova — All Rights Reserved
“The idea of the dog as a tame wolf has a huge romantic attraction for us.”

http://www.nonlineardogs.com/100MostSillyPart1.html

Overview and history of the central Idaho wolf reintroductions.
by Ralph Maughan 

“Many folks were surprised when, after the long round of public meetings and hearings was over, the Dept. of Interior did propose an Idaho, as well as a Yellowstone wolf reintroduction.”

http://www.forwolves.org/ralph/wpages/idaho-o.htm

DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (DOI) United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS),
50 CFR Part 17

Final rule: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants;
Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Gray Wolves in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, Idaho,and Montana.

http://www.fws.gov/mountain-prairie/species/mammals/wolf/FR11221994Yellowstone.htm

Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf Recovery Plan

Prepared by the US Fish and Wildlife Service on cooperation with the Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf Recovery Team.

http://www.fws.gov/montanafieldoffice/Endangered_Species/Recovery_
and_Mgmt_Plans/Northern_Rocky_Mountain_Gray_Wolf_Recovery_Plan.pdf

Is science in danger of sanctifying the wolf?
L. David Mech

US Geological Survey, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, 8711-37th St. SE, Jamestown, ND 58401-7317, United States.

http://www.floridalupine.org/publications/PDF/Mech-2012-Is-Science-in-Danger-of-Sanctifying-the-Wolf.pdf

Why everything you know about wolf packs is wrong
By Lauren Davis

“The alpha wolf is a figure that looms large in our imagination. The notion of a supreme pack leader who fought his way to dominance and reigns superior to the other wolves in his pack…”

http://io9.com/why-everything-you-know-about-wolf-packs-is-wrong-502754629

The Economic Importance of Hunting in America

This report is provided by the Animal Use Issues Committee of the International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.

http://www.fishwildlife.org/files/Hunting_Economic_Impact.pdf

Gray Wolves in the Northern Rocky Mountains

News, Information and Recovery Status Reports.

http://www.fws.gov/mountain-prairie/species/mammals/wolf/

Animal Rights Extremism and Ecoterrorism

John E. Lewis, Deputy Assistant Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Washington DC.

http://www.fbi.gov/news/testimony/animal-rights-extremism-and-ecoterrorism

Science is Self-correcting on Wolves

L. David Mech officially upended a meme that has informed many things that most people understood about wolves.

http://m.dailykos.com/story/2013/02/16/1168581/–Science-is-self-correcting-on-Wolves

Interesting Distinction Between Wolf and Dog Pups

New doctoral research published in last month’s issue of Ethology1 fills in some of the knowledge gaps about early wolf vs. puppy development.

http://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2013/03/27/dog-wolf-differences.aspx

Wolf recovery chief Ed Bangs talks about the species’ delisting

The gray wolf population in the northern Rocky Mountains is being dropped from the federal endangered species list.

http://grist.org/article/aspen-envt-forum-the-word-on-gray-wolves/

The Pittman-Robertson Act

The Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to cooperate with the States, through their respective State fish and game departments, in wildlife-restoration projects.

http://www.animallaw.info/statutes/stusfd16usc669.htm

Dog Evolution

40 Million Years of Dog Evolution, from Amphicyon to the Labradoodle.

http://dinosaurs.about.com/od/otherprehistoriclife/a/Prehistoric-Dogs-The-Story-Of-Dog-Evolution.htm

In the Valley of the Wolves

The Druid Peak Wolf Pack Story.

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/in-the-valley-of-the-wolves/the-druid-wolf-pack-story/209/

Effects of Sarcoptic Mange on Gray Wolves in Yellowstone National Park.

Sarcoptic mange is a highly contagious canine skin disease caused by mites that burrow into the skin causing infections, hair loss, severe irritation and an insatiable desire to scratch.

http://nrmsc.usgs.gov/research/mange_wolvesYNP