February 15, 2014
A great article that shines a light on the “shaky science USFWS is using to justify a national delisting of gray wolves, which could push them into a second extermination.
Friday, Feb 14, 2014 06:00 AM MST
The US Fish and Wildlife Service is relying on shaky science to remove the animal from the endangered species list
Michelle Nijhuis, OnEarth.org
About 300 wolves live in the nearly 2-million-acre swath of central Ontario forest known as Algonquin Provincial Park. These wolves are bigger and broader than coyotes, but noticeably smaller than the gray wolves of Yellowstone. So how do they fit into the wolf family tree? Scientists don’t agree on the answer—yet it could now affect the fate of every wolf in the United States.
That’s because last June, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed removing gray wolves across most of the country from…
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