apple.news/Anvlv6X6eSiy8aYBwa3kL5g What determines what is an endangered species? The answer seems to be its utility to humans. Wolves are “useless” to humans because they endanger the cultivation of land by humans. What utility are wolves to the ecology? What utility are wolves to wolves?
apple.news/ATduRY68NTgy5S1cyV72I1w The previous presidential administration removed wolf protections. As a result, culling took more than its quota by almost twice; half of some populations were lost. The Ojibwa Nation forfeited their traditional hunt because of the overkill. Now a U.S. federal judge has restored protections.
apple.news/AFcmgQkWjSV2K3V4QSi9kow Marine animals and remote predators are shifting their territory. Polar bears range further inland, wolves and bears move in on human dominated territory.