Search
  • Dave Harmon, PW editor

Hazing wolves in Yellowstone NP? Head wolf biologist re-thinking former opposition to idea

JACKSON — Wolf biologist Doug Smith wants to smarten up Yellowstone’s wolves.


As Yellowstone National Park’s senior wildlife biologist, Smith has witnessed naive, habituated wolves being hunted down easily outside of the park, where people can legally point rifles instead of cameras. Since wolf hunting seasons outside the 2.2-million-acre park’s borders in Montana, Idaho and Wyoming aren’t going to come to an end, Smith wants to start teaching wolves a life-saving lesson: People aren’t safe.


https://trib.com/news/state-and-regional/biologist-wants-to-train-wolves-to-stay-away-from-humans/article_e2ad3a77-2f29-5707-ab41-9818a2e65f4b.html

Recent Posts

See All

For the first time since 2004, Pennsylvania has a new state park. Three of them, actually — as well as a former mining area that will be turned into a playground for motorized offroad vehicles even

MACON, Georgia(41NBC/WMGT)– Macon-Bibb County announced this week that it has donated several land parcels to the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park. The 250 acres located off of Ocmulgee East