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The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports that wolf/livestock incidents have more than doubled between 2003 and 2004. They are running at more than triple the rate the federal government predicted ten years ago, when the wolf repopulation program was expanded. Link.
A South Dakota State University professor who has been following the movements of the radio-tagged animal says that while it's rare for a cougar to attack a human, he cautions people to be careful. WCCO-TV link.
A state lab confirmed this week that the animal that attacked neighborhood dogs did have rabies. According to state statistics, the rabies case is the first in North Carolina this year involving a coyote. Asheville Citizen-Times link.
Analysis of bear scat found along the shores of a remote lake in the Yukon Territory has confirmed that an experienced Alaska woodsman and predator scientist Bart Schleyer was eaten by a grizzly bear. It is not clear whether he was killed by the bear, or whether his remains were scavenged.
Anchorage Daily News Link.