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Students Told Killing Wolves Won't Save B.C.'s Caribou

posted Apr 3, 2015, 10:44 PM by chloe owens

3/12/15, by Darren Handschuh, Kelowna Daily Courier

Students told killing wolves won’t save B.C.’s caribou

According to the provincial government, there are too many wolves in parts of B.C. and they must be culled to preserve dwindling mountain caribou populations….Even if the government-supplied numbers are accurate, Bida said it is not the wolves that are the problem. Rather, human encroachment on the caribou and loss of habitat are causing the alarming decline in population. “Killing one animal to save another animal doesn’t work,” said Bida on Thursday from UBC Okanagan, where she is a student.