Wolves and Elk – It’s Complicated

By | April 25, 2019

Wolves and elk: ‘It’s complicated’

Wolves snare the lion’s share of blame among those who contend predators have dramatically affected elk and deer populations in the region and altered the ungulates’ distribution. The reality is likely more complex, according to research studies that suggest a dearth of “early successional habitat” in forests can play a key role in pushing elk and deer out of places where they were once considered abundant.

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