Meachen et al. report on the best preserved, oldest wolf mummy to date. Zhùr, meaning “wolf” in the Hän language of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in, was only 7 weeks old when she died more than 50,000 years ago. Here, they reconstruct Zhùr’s short life, including the environment she lived […]
IN THE SUMMER of 2016, a gold miner in Canada’s Yukon Territory found an unexpected treasure. While blasting a wall of permafrost with a water cannon to release whatever riches might be found inside, Neil Loveless saw something melting out of the ice. It wasn’t a precious mineral, but […]
Japanese town has deployed robot wolves in an effort to scare away bears that have become an increasingly dangerous nuisance in the countryside.
This grizzly was foraging in the far end of the valley when the wolves started to cross his path. The grizzly started standing up on his hind legs to get a better view of what was going on and then started to approach the wolves. Soon the rest […]
Heftier than modern-day gray wolves and capable of cracking the bones of their prey, dire wolves were among the Pleistocene’s most-feared hunters. It’s long been believed that these top predators lived only in the Americas, but researchers have now unearthed the first fossil evidence that dire wolves also […]
The Junction Butte wolf pack in Yellowstone facing off with a grizzly bear. After twenty-five years since wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park, we have the opportunity to view these apex predators again competing, but more importantly, we have the opportunity to learn about the natural world […]
Bold wolves roaming a Kananaskis Country campsite have prompted a warning from authorities Bold wolves roaming a Kananaskis Country campsite have prompted a warning from authorities. Alberta Parks issued the wolf warning at Sundance Lodges in the Evan-Thomas Provincial Recreation Area on Sept. 1 until further notice. Keep you eyes […]
The Lassen Pack is now up to at least seven, according to state wildlife officials. With the three new pups, the estimated total number of the small pack is up to seven. However, the report also suggested that it’s possible there are more, noting that “a minimum of […]