Paradise Valley, MT - 19 Jan 2005: Increase in Yellowstone Area Wolf Population May Mean Conflict

As new wolf-hunting rules come into effect, experts expect to see more human- and livestock-wolf contact. "As a society, we're still struggling to find a way to integrate wolves in a way that's acceptable," said Hank Fischer, a wolf specialist for the National Wildlife Federation who has worked on wolf issues in Montana for more than 20 years. He expects to see thriving wolf populations from Mexico to Canada. Bozeman Daily Chronicle link.