Mass wolf kill rests on shaky science

Gilman, Sarah
April 2006
High Country News;4/17/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p6
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.


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