The Wolf Intelligencer

"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe." John Muir

Estonia – Eesti


Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)
Eurasion Wolf (Canis lupus lupus)

Population Statistics [approximate 100-200?]

Legal Status; Game species.
õiguslik staatus

Republic of Estonia Ministry of Environment
Soomaa: Wilderness experience in Estonia
Eesti Maaülikool

Eestimaa Looduse Fond

News Resources & Publications
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ERR News Estonia Public Broadcasting (Tallinn, Estonia)

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Wolf and Wildlife News from Estonia – Eesti

Journal Articles

Assessing the roles of wolves and dogs in livestock predation with suggestions for mitigating human–wildlife conflict and conservation of wolves. Plumer L, Talvi T, Männil P, Saarma U. Conservation genetics. 2018 Jun

Wolves recolonizing islands: genetic consequences and implications for conservation and management. Plumer L, Keis M, Remm J, Hindrikson M, Jõgisalu I, Männil P, Kübarsepp M, Saarma U. PloS one. 2016 Jul

Grey wolf (Canis lupus) populations in Estonia and Europe: genetic diversity, population structure and-processes, and hybridization between wolves and dogs. Hindrikson, M., 2016.

Emergence of the “howling foxes”: A semiotic analysis of initial interpretations of the golden jackal (Canis aureus) in Estonia. Maran T. Biosemiotics. 2015 Dec

Bucking the trend in wolf-dog hybridization: first evidence from Europe of hybridization between female dogs and male wolves. Hindrikson M, Männil P, Ozolins J, Krzywinski A, Saarma U. PLoS One. 2012 Oct

Helminthologic survey of the wolf (Canis lupus) in Estonia, with an emphasis on Echinococcus granulosus. Moks E, Jõgisalu I, Saarma U, Talvik H, Järvis T, Valdmann H. Journal of wildlife diseases. 2006 Apr

The attitude of Estonians towards large carnivores. Randveer T. Acta Zoologica Lituanica. 2006 Jan

Winter diets of wolfCanis lupus and lynxLynx lynx in Estonia and Latvia. Valdmann H, Andersone-Lilley Z, Koppa O, Ozolins J, Bagrade G. Acta Theriologica. 2005 Dec

Group size changes and age/sex composition of harvested wolf (Canis lupus) in Estonia. Valdmann HA, Laanetu NI, Korsten MA. Baltic Forestry. 2004

Monitoring of moose-forest interactions in Estonia as a tool for game management decisions. Tõnisson J, Randveer T. Alces. 2003 Jan

Epidemiological studies on animal and human trichinellosis in Estonia. Järvis T, Miller I, Pozio E. Parasite. 2001 Jun

Diet and prey selectivity of wolf Canis lupus in middle-and south-eastern Estonia. Valdmann HA, Koppa O, Looga A. Baltic Forestry. 1998


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