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Recovery of a marine keystone predator transforms terrestrial predator–prey dynamics

Sea otters (Enhydra lutris) and wolves (Canis lupus) are two apex predators with strong and cascading effects on ecosystem structure and function. After decades of recovery from near extirpation, their ranges now overlap, allowing sea otters and wolves to interact … read more

Building a Resilient Coexistence with Wildlife in a More Crowded World

There is an urgent need to sustainably coexist with wildlife. However, realizing this goal is hampered by scant understanding of the processes that facilitate and maintain coexistence. Here, we synthesize human-wildlife interactions into eight archetypal outcomes, from eradication to sustained co-benefits, which collectively serve … read more

2022 Michigan Wolf Plan

This plan provides strategic guidance for the management of wolves in Michigan. It was developed to help: 1) maintain a viable Michigan wolf population above a level that would warrant its classification as threatened or endangered; 2) facilitate wolf-related benefits; … read more

2022 Minnesota Wolf Plan

Minnesota’s wolf legacy is unique: The state’s northeastern corner of lakes and forest once sheltered the last remaining wild wolves in the lower 48 states. Today, wolves are distributed across half of the state in numbers (2,700) well above Endangered … read more

Human-caused mortality triggers pack instability in gray wolves

Transboundary movement of wildlife results in some of the most complicated and unresolved wildlife management issues across the globe. Depending on the location and managing agency, gray wolf (Canis lupus) management in the US ranges from preservation to limited hunting … read more

Breeding displacement in gray wolves (Canis lupus): Three males usurp breeding position and pup rearing from a neighboring pack in Yellowstone National Park

Gray Wolves (Canis lupus) are territorial, group living carnivores that live in packs typically consisting of a dominant breeding pair and their offspring. Breeding tenures are relatively short and competitive, with vacancies usually occurring following a breeder’s death, and are … read more

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