Opinion: Dogs are people, too!
Wolf to Dog(Shutterstock) When you look at Fluffy, it is hard to imagine that he and all of his cousins were domesticated from wolves. Research by evolutionary geneticist Olaf Thalmann of Finland's University of Turku used DNA analysis techniques to determine the origins of the first tamed wolves. The researchers found that the DNA of modern dogs most closely matched that of ancient, now extinct, European wolves.
Washington department issues kill order for Togo wolf pack following repeated attacks on livestock
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife issued a new order today authorizing the killing of up to two wolves of the Togo wolf pack. The pack has been blamed for several attacks on cattle in the past 10 months.
Meet a wolf and hear from wolf experts at these upcoming events
(Colorado Springs, CO) In November 2020, Colorado voters passed Proposition #114 with a narrow margin of 50.91%. This approved ballot measure allowed for the careful reintroduction of gray wolves back into Colorado.
The Wolf Moon January 2022
January’s Full Wolf Moon reaches peak illumination on Monday, January 17, at 6:51 P.M. EST. Each month's moon has its own name and legend. The January full moon is called the Wolf Moon. According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, the wolf moon is named because of legends from long ago. “It’s thought that January’s full Moon came to be known as the Wolf Moon because wolves were more likely to be heard howling at this time,” it says.
Colorado wildlife officials confirm first livestock kill by wolf
Gray Wolves are currently still an endangered species in Colorado.(Michael LaRosa/Unsplash) (WALDEN, Colo.) Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers have confirmed the first livestock death by a wolf in Colorado in decades.