Area of Focus: Ungulates

July 17, 2023

Ticks might be spreading CWD

A study of deer in Wisconsin reveals how the prion disease may move between hosts

July 12, 2023

Big herbivores preserve plant life in a warming Arctic

Animals like caribou and musk oxen slow the loss of plant diversity caused by disappearing sea ice

July 5, 2023

Rabid moose found in Alaska 

It’s the first documented case of rabies in a moose on the continent

June 27, 2023

JWM: Why has elk recruitment declined in New Mexico?

A recent study examines whether bottom-up effects influenced calf recruitment

June 16, 2023

Tough regulations work best to stem wild pig invasion

Researchers found states with the laxest regulations had the biggest pig problems

June 13, 2023

Colombia’s invasive hippo problem may have doubled

The hippos descended from ones kept by drug kingpin Pablo Escobar

June 6, 2023

TWS2022: Backcountry skiing pushes out endangered bighorns

Bighorns avoid backcountry ski areas during the winter

May 31, 2023

CWD on the rise in Alberta 

Nearly one in four mule deer tested positive for the disease

May 25, 2023

Coyotes that hunt moose may also go after humans

To understand why coyotes attack humans, researchers examined what the canids were eating