vancouver island

  • Genetic study shows remaining gray wolves mated with dogs to produce dangerous hybrids- Vancouver Island now again has real wolves, but could this explain some of the “wolf” attacks on hikers in the 1980s? B.C. cull led to hybrid ‘monster wolves,’ study shows. Nicholas Read, Vancouver Sun

  • Bear mauls fisherman on docked boat. Times Colonist. “Bystanders rush to help, swarm and kill bear; victim was cleaning fish at Port Renfrew marina.” It’s important to note that while people tend to fear grizzlies, almost all predatory bear attacks are black bears. This was the first such bear attack on Vancouver Island.

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