TITLE

Mass wolf kill rests on shaky science

AUTHOR(S)
Gilman, Sarah
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
High Country News;4/17/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the state of Idaho's Fish and Game Department necessitates to assist the Lolo Pass management zone's decreasing elk herd by eliminating up to 75 percent of the areas wolves and maintaining low wolf numbers for the next five years. Some biologists and conservation groups have questioned the science behind the plan. It was claimed by Suzanne Asha Stone of Defenders of Wildlife that habitat loss and not the wolves has caused the decline. The speculation was agreed by state biologists.
ACCESSION #
20725973

 

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