Analysis shows animal shot near the Adirondacks ate a wild diet By Mike Lynch Tests performed by state scientists have determined that the wolf killed in Otsego County in December 2021 ate a wild diet. The state Department of Environmental … [Read more...] about The evidence is wild in ongoing wolf saga
Return of the wolf?
Advocates fight for predator, hoping for its return to Adirondacks By Mike Lynch Sitting on a log on a mid-December morning last year in the woods near Cooperstown, Brian, a 22-year-old deer hunter, heard rustling behind him. “I … [Read more...] about Return of the wolf?
Princeton DNA analysis finds New York animal was a wolf
State now agrees canid shot near Cooperstown was endangered species By Mike Lynch A Princeton University DNA examination found a canid killed by a hunter in December near Cooperstown was a gray wolf, and the state Department of Environmental … [Read more...] about Princeton DNA analysis finds New York animal was a wolf
The wolf at our door
Wildlife advocates believe wolves could come back to the Adirondacks someday and want the state to facilitate their return. By Mike Lynch Standing in a snowy meadow in Wilmington, a wolf lifts its head and howls, breaking the near silence on a … [Read more...] about The wolf at our door
Unraveling wolf DNA
By Phil Brown Several years ago, the Defenders of Wildlife abandoned a campaign to reintroduce gray wolves to the Adirondacks after a study suggested that the region’s original canid was the red wolf, not the … [Read more...] about Unraveling wolf DNA