Tag: dispersal

May 3, 2017

JWM study: Dispersal spreads wolves throughout the West

When Diane Boyd arrived in Montana in 1979, the northern Rockies had just one wolf. A lone female wolf, it had wandered from Canada, possibly from as far as Banff...

November 2, 2016

Male elk linger while females disperse after reintroduction

Male animals typically roam farther than females, defending large territories or traveling in search of mates. But in some cases, all it takes to reverse that pattern is an offer...