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wolfpack

A family group of wolves that live and hunt together. Be careful out there at night—a wolfpack has been seen roaming that part of the woods.
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But to the liberals in western Washington, where no wolf packs threaten Seattle, Tacoma, or Olympia, the wolves are a success story: a valiant and noble species that must be protected from the true apex predator--humans.
The search for middle ground has yielded the 300-page Washington State Wolf Conservation and Management Plan, which stresses non-lethal solutions but, to the chagrin of those western Washington liberals, also allows for lethal measures of especially problematic wolf packs.
Wolf packs with no confirmed or probable cattle depredations may have killed cattle but carcasses were not found or reported, contributing to model uncertainty and predictor variability.
Since individual wolf packs specialize on different prey species (Mech and Peterson 2003, Spence 2017) and prey species composition varies by season and abundance (Kunkel and Pletscher 2001, Smith et al.
Wolf packs emerged from the recent growth in shareholder activism.
The idea is to work out the most effective way of delivering rabies vaccination to around 30% to 40% of the animals - enough to prevent them being completely wiped out and for new generations to build up wolf pack numbers again.
Before May 1943, U-boat wolf packs, lying in wait for convoys, nearly brought our seaborne trade to a standstill.
Idaho's large carnivore program coordinator Steve Nadeau said his state plans to maintain at least 15 gray wolf packs, each consisting of approximately seven wolves.
(1995) used a geographic information system (GIS) to assess landscape features that contributed to re-colonization of 14 Wisconsin wolf packs from 1980 to 1992.
Not a lot of animals, conservationists say, but a big impact, the ripple effect from what might be called "the circle of carrion." When, for instance, the Druid Peak wolf pack brought down an elk below Jackson Ridge, they quickly ate their fill, then wandered off, leaving the kill for a succession of opportunists.
Ordinarily, he says, about 10 animals are killed each year by wolf packs. Although owners of the animals are compensated by the government for their losses, the money doesn't soothe the savage feelings of those who have lost valuable stock animals.
27, the FCC ordered that Alaska's game managers cease their use of radio telemetry to track wolf packs earmarked for eradication -- a move that has temporarily shut down the current season's hunt.
In the wild, it's impossible to film wolves' social behavior up close, so the Dutchers put together their own wolf pack, acquiring captive pups in Montana, then relocating them to a 25-acre compound in Idaho's Sawtooth Mountains.
OK, maybe you're thinking--what could a wolf pack and my family possibly have in common?