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Wed Dec 12, 2012, 01:45 PM

6. A tale about this wolf and

a rant with info that I just posted...

A couple years ago on Mother's Day, when this pack was first getting established at Slough Creek, YNP, I watched this amazing alpha protect her pups in their den from a grizzly sow with two cubs. This activity went on for over an hour and a half. It was way far away from where park visitors could gather but you could see without binos. She was trying to encourage the sow with cubs to move away from the den area by nipping at her feet and howling. The sow would charge the wolf and the cubs would scuttle up behind the sow every time she gained some ground... or lost it. Eventually the wolf won out and the sow with cubs moved on. It was an awesome show of mothers defending their space and access to food and security, all on a Mother's Day. She really stood out because she was nearly all white.

According to Dr. Doug Smith, YNP's wolf project head, she was the real leader of the pack, she could take down an elk all by herself. He was on NPR this morning. It's sad that this situation is the way it is, and the killing is all supposed to be for the sake of getting wolf haters to be more accepting by allowing them to kill them. A sick sort of pretzel logic.

I, and many others, have been fighting for the wolves for a very long time and we get little national attention and a lot of grief including death threats and a host of other unpleasant interactions because we have made a stand.

Please read my post and take action, I have provided contact and other info for your convenience. This is about a public trust issue, these wolves belong to all of us but once they are lured out of the park, they end up dead.


Thanks for this post, we need all the attention we can get on this issue!

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