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Carnivore Comeback: Bears and Wolves Are Thriving in Europe

posted Jan 16, 2015, 12:12 PM by chloe owens

12/18/14, by Stephanie Pappas, Live Science

Carnivore Comeback: Bears and Wolves Are Thriving in Europe

Despite having half the land area of the contiguous United States and double the population density, Europe is home to twice as many wolves as the U.S.  A new study finds that Europe’s other large carnivores are experiencing a resurgence in their numbers, too – and mostly in unprotected areas where the animals coexist alongside humans.  The success is owed to cross-border cooperation, strong regulations and a public attitude that brings wildlife into the fold with human society, rather than banishing it to the wilderness…

http://www.livescience.com/49191-bears-wolves-carnivores-thriving-europe.html

 

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