This is a new blog page devoted to Wolves. History, Myths, and current unjust treatment will be discussed. Solutions to these injustices will be suggested. This is both educational and a personal matter of the heart.
Alaska recently passed a bill allowing wolves and grizzley bears to be killed during denning season when they are nursing pups. This is animal genocide. Those of us who see the immorality of the culture of human greed must take a strong stand with our dollar. Alaska's primary reason for doing this is revenue from hunting season. Hunt elsewhere!
Finland still struggles with the value of wolves. They put their dogs in danger by sending them out alone to find a Moose. Naturally wolves see them as competition. It all comes down to what we value. www.theguardian.com/world/2017/feb/25/europe-wolf-population-finland-culling-protection The human belief that we and our pets should be safe in rural environments at all times is unrealistic. This is not a new problem. The american west is not alone in their disdain for wolves. Read this article and get a look at the thoughts and concerns of a european culture. I love all animals. I am protective of dogs in my care. We have to accept the dangers to animals in rural areas and take measures to protect them. Wolves have a right to be here too. If they try to attack you or your pet on your property, be prepared to shoot it as you would any predator. Rural life has always had risks. Are we willing to make sacrifices for the wild beauty of nature? We will continue to ask this question as long as we coexist.