The Big (Not So Bad) Wolves Of Yellowstone

Back from near extinction, the gray wolf is threatened again--this time by a federal court

It's not clear just when the wolves in Yellowstone National Park sense that the helicopters are coming, but with their sharp eyes and keen hearing it's certain they notice them fast. Last week one of the choppers suddenly appeared, flying low over a meadow where 14 gray wolves were bedding down in the crusty snow. The wolves immediately scattered, but not so fast that a crew member in the helicopter wasn't able to take aim with a modified rifle and fire a net over one of them. As the large pup thrashed in the net, another man leaped to the ground...

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