Study Faults Efforts at Wolf Management

December 3, 2014
Article source: 
New York Times

The anti-wolf billboards, like one seen below, that went up this week in eastern Washington State demand to kill more wolves.
The Washington State University study was the first scientific study to evaluate livestock depredation correlation with wolf mortality after wolves were de-listed from Endangered Species in 2012. Their analysis suggest, killing wolves may in fact make things worse as packs adapt, move around and increase their reproduction rates - and then kill even more livestock the year after their numbers have been reduced.

Read the article from the link above. You can also read the original study here, or with our short summary here.