They were once on the verge of being wiped out but wolves are now thriving in Wisconsin. Some believe that record wolf population is the main reason behind the rise in attacks on hunting dogs. But others say that’s not necessarily the case. . . . .
“The numbers alone are not the biggest factor that cause the high kill in hounds, said Adrian Wydeven who spent 23 years running the state’s wolf recovery program.
He’s now with the Timber Wolf Alliance, a group that promotes conservation and education about wolves.
Wydeven says the record wolf population is not necessarily the reason for the rise in hunting dog deaths. To read the full story.