The April issue of the Journal of Wildlife Management

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Being social has its advantages. For wolves, living in a group makes it easier to mate, hunt and survive. In the April issue of the Journal of Wildlife Management, researchers consider how gray wolves’ group size is influenced by conditions related to competition, prey and mortality risk.

Other articles look at elk response to hunting, the effects of helicopter net-gunning on bighorn sheep, sandhill cranes’ breeding expansion in Quebec and more.

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