TITLE

First fatal wolf attack recorded in North America?

AUTHOR(S)
Gilman, Sarah
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
High Country News;2/6/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the first fatal wolf attack recorded in North America. The author pointed out that conservationists' claims that there have been no documented instances of a healthy wild wolf killing a human being. A search party has discovered a partially consumed body of Kenton Joel Carnegie in the woods of northern Saskatchewan. Ecologist Paul Paquet contended that the recent increase in energy development has drawn more people to remote areas which has made wolves lost their natural fear of people. People should secure any food left in dump or campsites to prevent wolves from getting accustomed to humans. Finally, the increase in open dumps have increase wolf attacks.
ACCESSION #
20247196

 

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