Tag: gray wolf science
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behavioral ecology | ecosystem science | ecological niches | wolf migrations | wolf hybridity | European wolf
Almost a quarter of a century passed by since the first wolf individuals were released into the open park boundary, as the missing element in its natural ecosystem to be balanced, with a hope they would settle there permanently.
Recent study suggests that in the distant past, Tibetan mastiffs (as a domestic dog type of breed) could survive in harsh, low-oxygen high mountains' environment thanks to being randomly hybridised with mountain wolf individuals (vide Tibetan wolf), by gaining hypoxia tolerance.
Hard to deny the impression of experiencing a lot - the book is subjective, but accurate, written by an bystander and ethologist at once, concluded/illustrated with real examples coming from personal observations of wolves, witnessed by someone fascinated with their social nature.
Voyageurs Wolf Project camera traps (May 2018), documents certain changes in Minnesota wolf predatory behavior strategies.Since 2015, the VWP identified approximately 400 situations when wolf ambushed on beaver - attacking from downwind, so beavers couldn't sniff an approaching predator.
Thomas Newsome, environmentalist, Australian dingo ecology expert, researched both of genus Canis representatives in Europe testing the hypothesis that the range expansion of golden jackal was triggered by intensive persecution and resulting decline of the gray wolf.