Elk Hoof Rot: Could Healthy Predator Populations Help?


Chronic wasting disease and hoof rot are two fatal diseases plaguing ungulate populations across the continent.  At least one study suggests that wolves may play an important role in helping to control against disease propagation in their selected prey species.  …

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Grizzly Bear Captured, Collared in Washington!


From: Cabinet-Yaak and Selkirk Mountains Grizzly Bear Ecosystems Update 10/3/2016 Wayne Kasworm,US Fish and Wildlife Service,385 Fish Hatchery Road, Libby, MT 59923 (406) 293-4161 ext 205 wayne_kasworm@fws.gov http://www.fws.gov/mountain-prairie/species/mammals/grizzly/cabinetarchive.html Selkirk Mountains Research Captures For the first time in more than 30 …

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Gray Wolf Photographed in Mount Spokane State Park Leads to WWO Citizen Science Program Expansion

Mount Spokane Wolf Photo Copyright  Hank Seipp 2016

  Inside a State Park in Washington  history is being made, as WWO’s Citizen Science team undertakes to photograph, film and track gray wolves who  have been moving through the Park. Project Coordinator and Citizen Scientist volunteer, Hank Seipp, recently captured …

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Polling shows 80% support for restoring North Cascades grizzly bear


      New partnership of conservation, business and other groups back the return of a missing Northwest icon SEATTLE – A strong majority of Washington voters support efforts to restore grizzly bears in the North Cascades, according to a …

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Dogs as Wolves: What Your Pet Dog Can Teach You

Tucker and Frisbee

Canis lupus familiaris chasing / retrieving prey (frisbee) Carnivores: Animals in the taxonomic order “Carnivora”. Main physical traits shared by all terrestrial carnivores include a large brain, large, strong, canine teeth and, in many, strong, prominent claws. On the taxonomic …

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Western Wildlife Outreach/WDFW Bear Release

This week Western Wildlife Outreach’s staff accompanied the Washington Department of  Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers and the Karelian Bear Dog Team into the field to release four black bear cubs that had been preparing for this day for the …

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Deterring Cougars

Close up of a mountain lion (cougar). ** OUTS - ELSENT, FPG, TCN - OUTS * NM, PH, VA if sourced by CT, LA or MoD **

  Deterring Cougars credit: RDean, Humboldt County, California   It was that kind of moment, one that left us shocked and stunned into a state of questioning our own sanity. Over almost 40 years of living in our cabin-like little-house …

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Wanted: Grizzly Bears

North Cascades Grizzly Bears are on the brink of disappearing…the National Park Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are examining ways to recover the population. It will not happen overnight. Watch this video short by WWO Founder, Chris …

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The Secret Life of Mountain Lions

http:// The Secret Life of Mountain Lions from Secret Life of Mountain Lions on Vimeo. The Secret Life of Mountain Lions ​provides a rare glimpse into the family and social bonds of mountain lions. It affirms their rightful place ​in …

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Got Grizzlies?

What the new film by WWO Founder Chris Morgan on the pathway to recovering North Cascades Grizzly Bears! https://vimeo.com/156215718