I’ve been going through my archives looking for timely pieces to repost.
This is just as relevant today as it was in 2010, maybe more, considering the challenges wolves and wolf advocates face are so much greater!
Feb 16, 2010
When gray wolves are discussed the inevitable dialog commences concerning their effect on ungulates or livestock, which puts wolf advocates perpetually on defense. We feel compelled to defend the wolf. Many of the posts on this blog are in defensive mode. Wolves are continually portrayed in a bad light, so I feel obligated to defend them, it’s a natural reaction.
I’m an avid football fan and I know a great defense is the backbone of any team but the best defense is a good offense. If we’re constantly talking about deer, elk and livestock then we’re not talking about wolves. I believe this is the strategy of the anti wolf-crowd, to take the focus off wolf issues. It’s a tactic as…
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