By The Associated Press

Photo Wolves in Algonquin Park

Feb 14, 2018 — A wilderness protection agency says Ontario’s Algonquin wolves are quickly disappearing because hunting, trapping, road building and increasing breeding with coyotes that dilutes the gene pool.

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society is urging the provincial government to eliminate hunting and trapping of Algonquin wolves within a recovery zone as well as protect its habitat by limiting and reducing roads.

They are also asking for more research and monitoring of the wolves, which are listed as a threatened species.

The province will be accepting public input on their Proposed Algonquin Wolf Recovery Strategy until today. (The Canadian Press)


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