Well, just we everyone is heading for the big wolf conference next week at Chico Hot Springs. That is right above Pray. It would be great to see some wolves in Paradise Valley, at least before they kill them!

Wolf kills two ewes near Pray. By Peter Vandergrift, Livingston Enterprise Staff Writer.

 
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Ralph Maughan

Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University with specialties in natural resource politics, public opinion, interest groups, political parties, voting and elections. Aside from academic publications, he is author or co-author of three hiking/backpacking guides, and he is President of the Western Watersheds Project.

2 Responses to Wolf kills two ewes near Pray, Montana

  1. avatar Heather says:

    Before the wolf was delisted, I had asked Caroline Sime how they confirm these kills as wolf related -and not neighbor dog related or some other reason. I did not receive a reply … all I’ve been told in the past is teeth marks etc. kind of obvious. my question is what the owner did to prevent this. … people should be in the habit of prevention, not lethal control 24/7. Now it will be all lethal control… whether it was a wolf or not. Can anyone bring me back to earth? Am I too cynical? I’m sure there are a few smart comments out there..

  2. avatar Peter Kubach says:

    Hello Heather.
    You are right!
    The people are very ignorant about the wildlife these days.
    It is easier to kill an animal than have the right solution.
    It comes clear to me- the virus on the earth are the human beeing.
    many greetings
    pèle
    horses friend

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