Female wolf dies

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Female wolf dies

Post by johnhens » Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:43 pm

A trapped wolf set to go to IR has died.
https://www.nationalparkstraveler.org/2 ... -park-dies

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Re: Female wolf dies

Post by fonixmunkee » Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:35 pm

Well, this isn't good news for the NPS' effort to re-introduce wolves to the park.


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Re: Female wolf dies

Post by Midwest Ed » Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:32 pm

"Stuff" happens. Terrible for the wolf but I think the plan will proceed. They will do an investigation but it shouldn't slow things down much.
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Re: Female wolf dies

Post by hooky » Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:11 pm

Just like with humans, there's a risk when anesthesia is involved. It's a shame, but like Ed says...

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Re: Female wolf dies

Post by fonixmunkee » Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:46 am

Ed & hooky, you are correct...this stuff happens. Unfortunately for the NPS, it's going to further steel the mindsets of those who were against this idea of re-introduction from the start. This was already a sensitive subject before it began, and this won't help diffuse the tension any.

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Re: Female wolf dies

Post by hooky » Mon Oct 08, 2018 11:01 am

I agree, it'll steel the mindsets of those that were against it, but I doubt it changes many minds. The decision was so polarizing that I don't think there were many people on the fence that would shift sentiment either way though.

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