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    July 14, 2020

    The Atlantic | Sabrina Imbler

    A Canadian Province Killed 463 Wolves for No Good Reason

    A study showed that culling wolves could save caribou. But a second group of researchers saw a flaw in that conclusion.

    This winter, 463 wolves died in British Columbia. Their deaths were not due to a freak accident or a natural disaster, but a government-sponsored cull meant to save endangered mountain caribou. Killing wolves is often controversial, and in this case their deaths may have been in vain: A group of scientists says the decision to cull the wolves rested on a statistical error. Go to story...

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