Balance must be found with growing wolf population October 12, 2011 Oregon

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Balance must be found with growing wolf population October 12, 2011 Oregon, Statesman Journal

Idaho, Montana, Wyoming — and now Oregon — are today home to large numbers of these predators. To a wolf, a Hereford or Suffolk is just a slow version of a mule deer ... By the 1930s, the wolf was all but extinct in the Lower 48 states. ...Full-grown wolves require 10-15 pounds of meat per week. A pack of eight wolves require at least one deer, elk or Hereford per week ...Mickey Bellman of Salem is a professional consulting forester. He can be reached at bellman9647@msn.com.


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