carnivores

Wellness
They discovered that compared to wildcats, housecats have more mutations on genes involved in mediating aggressive behavior
Science
Aldo Leopold, Photo Courtesy the Aldo Leopold Foundation * * * The idea of how far we go to fix nature came up. Ali Soofi
Science
Unfortunately, respect for independent science within wildlife management ranks is as endangered as the animals we try to
Food & Drink
Although most every beef cut has its time and place, some have wrongly developed lauded reputations and prime placement on
Food & Drink
"One night, I was watching David Chang cook this juicy, inches-thick steak on Mind of a Chef. He was drizzling oil all over
Science
It's more than just "don't feed the wild carnivores." But, uh, don't feed the wild carnivores.
Science
A growing North American cougar population has inspired scientists to take a close look at the risk this species presents to humans. In his 2011 analysis of 343 North American aggressive cougar encounters, David Mattson found that only 29 resulted in fatal human attacks.
Environment
Large carnivore species vulnerable to climate change share some key traits. These bellwethers are solitary individuals that have a low reproductive rate, high intra-species competition, and a Northern Hemisphere distribution.
Religion
I don't see a clear difference between slaughtering a pig and cutting down a seven-story tree. Between netting the wild salmon I eat for dinner and harvesting my breakfast oats.
Wellness
For those committed to meat consumption, eating what they kill may offer various advantages over eating what they find sealed in cellophane. But it is a niche admonition at best, impertinent to the masses of us.
Denver
Compassionate conservation builds on an agenda that calls for "doing science while respecting animals" and for protecting animals because they are intrinsically valuable, and do not only have instrumental value because of what they can do for us.
Denver
Anyone who has an opinion should state it openly and discuss the issues with civility. Indeed, discussions about the ways in which animals are treated that include the very people who study them will likely be richer and inform non-scientists about how and why certain projects conducted.
Food & Drink
It's hard to picture a whole hog when looking at a plastic wrapped pork chop in the grocery story.
Food & Drink
I know my list will generate controversy--that's why I wrote it.
Good News
I am feeling embarrassed even as I write this, but, well, we have whiskers, they have whiskers. It is time for the cold war between men and cats to end.
Environment
When you bite into a hamburger or steak, you already know the cost to the cow, but what about the wolves, coyotes, bears and other wildlife that were killed in getting that meat to your plate?
Environment
With the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service moving toward dropping Endangered Species Act protections for grizzly bears that live in and around Yellowstone National Park, few Americans likely realize the bears occupy a mere 4 percent of their historic range in the lower 48 states.
Environment
Think about what that means: Nearly 5,500 animals a day, 228 every hour, 5 every minute.
Wellness
The presumably vegan owners of a kitten brought the little guy into the Lort Smith Animal Hospital in July. The kitten was