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Federal officials investigate walrus deaths

...on the Alaska coast. Walrus are powerful swimmers but lumbering and ungainly on land. If panicked by a polar bear, human hunter or airplane, they may stampede to reach the safety of the ocean. In 2009, 131 young walrus died near Icy Cape.Why...
35,000 walrus come ashore in northwest Alaska

...stampedes when a group gathers nearly shoulder-to-shoulder on a beach. Stampedes can be triggered by a polar bear, human hunter or low-flying airplane. The carcasses of more than 130 mostly young walruses were counted after a stampede in September...
Off the Beaten Path: The bear truth

...Juneau and you'll be in brown bear country. The bear truth, beyond the modern day myths of demon monsters and virile human hunters, is waiting there in the rainforest. ? Bjorn Dihle is a writer based out of Juneau. He can be reached at bjorndihle...
On the Trails: Hunting success

...sometimes reviled as competitors to human hunters. Just how successful are wolves...Department of Fish and Game) for human hunters of moose. The average recorded...11 days or more). Records for human hunters show it often takes two to four...
Wolverines: New studies offer insight into behavior and natural history

...a moose calf, but have been known to sometimes take larger animals. They also scavenge carcasses left by wolves, human hunters or winter-kills. However, much of their prey consists of rodents and hares. In the Yukon, they've been seen...
Wolf control a sickening return to barbarism

...and old members of their prey species, thus strengthening those gene pools. Wolves, predators with a purpose, put human hunters, predators without a cause, to shame. Moose and caribou, an intricate part of the food chain and nature's natural...
Juneau Empire Story Archive a simplistic approach to trying to maintain artificially high populations of moose and caribou for the benefit of human hunters. Knowles and Fish and Game Commissioner Frank Rue will decide whether to implement the recommendations. The state...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...make room for Keeler was Bob Churchill, a supporter of killing wolves to increase the number of moose and caribou for human hunters. Share this page: Reddit Archives FAIRBANKS - Wolf control dominated testimony at Alaska Game Board hearings here...
Boycott promised if state approves predator control

...unknown causes. A little more than 100 survive, replacing the 98 or so adult moose killed in roughly equal numbers by human hunters and predators. Forty-five people testified Thursday. At the end of the evening, board Chairman Ben Grussendorf...
Wolves on Douglas

...If a pack of seven wolves were established on Douglas Island, that would mean 182 deer killed by wolves per year. Human hunters take 200 to 300 deer each year, and it's likely a pack of seven wolves is going to affect the deer population to...


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