The Wolf Intelligencer

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


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Large Carnivore Initiative for Europe (IUCN)
Wolves and Humans (Great Britain)
Wolf Society of Great Britain
Euro Large Carnivores
The European Nature Trust

1979 Bern Convention (Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats) Appendix II (Strictly Protected Species)

1992 Habitats Directive (Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the Conservation of Natural Habitats of Wild Fauna and Flora) Appendix II (Habitat Conservation Needs) Appendix IV (Full Protection)

Journal Articles

Last but not beast: the fall of the Alpine wolves told by historical DNA. Dufresnes C, Miquel C, Taberlet P, Fumagalli L. Mammal Research. 2019 Mar

Feeding Enrichment in a Captive Pack of European Wolves (Canis Lupus Lupus): Assessing the Effects on Welfare and on a Zoo’s Recreational, Educational and Conservational Role. Animals, Riggio, G., Mariti, C., Boncompagni, C., Corosaniti, S., Di Giovanni, M., Ogi, A., Gazzano, A. and Thomas, R., 2019

Keep the wolf from the door: How to conserve wolves in Europe’s human-dominated landscapes?.Kuijper, D. P. J., M. Churski, A. Trouwborst, M. Heurich, C. Smit, G. I. H. Kerley, and J. P. G. M. Cromsigt.  Biological Conservation 235 2019

[HTML] Two decades of non-invasive genetic monitoring of the grey wolves recolonizing the Alps support very limited dog introgression
C Dufresnes, N Remollino, C Stoffel, R Manz… – Scientific reports, 2019

Return of grey wolf (Canis lupus) to Central Europe: challenges and recommendations for future management in cultural landscapes. Herzog S. Annals of Forest Research. 2018 Dec

Wolves at the crossroad: Fission–fusion range biogeography in the Western Carpathians and Central Europe. Hulva P, Černá Bolfíková B, Woznicová V, Jindřichová M, Benešová M, Mysłajek RW, Nowak S, Szewczyk M, Niedźwiecka N, Figura M, Hájková A. Diversity and Distributions. 2018 Feb

Return of grey wolf (Canis lupus) to Central Europe: challenges and recommendations for future management in cultural landscapes
S Herzog – Annals of Forest Research, 2018

Howling from the past: historical phylogeography and diversity losses in European grey wolves Dufresnes C, Miquel C, Remollino N, Biollaz F, Salamin N, Taberlet P, Fumagalli L. Proceedings of the Royal 2018 Aug

Quantifying prey selection of Northern and Southern European wolves (Canis lupus). Ståhlberg S, Bassi E, Viviani V, Apollonio M. Mammalian Biology. 2017 Mar

Wolf population genetics in Europe: a systematic review, meta-analysis and suggestions for conservation and management.
Hindrikson M et al Biological Reviews. 2016

EU sanitary regulation on livestock disposal: implications for the diet of wolves. Lagos L, Bárcena F. Environmental management. 2015 Oct

Long-distance dispersal of a wolf, Canis lupus, in northwestern Europe. Andersen LW, Harms V, Caniglia R, Czarnomska SD, Fabbri E, Jędrzejewska B, Kluth G, Madsen AB, Nowak C, Pertoldi C, Randi E. Mammal Research. 2015 Apr

A meta‐analysis of studies on attitudes toward bears and wolves across Europe 1976–2012. Dressel S, Sandström C, Ericsson G. Conservation Biology. 2015 Apr

Recovery of large carnivores in Europe’s modern human-dominated landscapes. science.Chapron G, Kaczensky P, Linnell JD, von Arx M, Huber D, Andrén H, López-Bao JV, Adamec M, Álvares F, Anders O, Balčiauskas L. 2014 Dec

Recovery of large carnivores in Europe’s modern human-dominated landscapes
G Chapron, P Kaczensky, JDC Linnell, M von Arx, D Huber, H Andrén, …
science, 2014

Adaptive diet strategy of the wolf (Canis lupus L.) in Europe: a review. Zlatanova D, Ahmed A, Valasseva A, Genov P. Acta zoologica bulgarica. 2014 Dec

North-south differentiation and a region of high diversity in European wolves (Canis lupus); AV Stronen, B Jędrzejewska, C Pertoldi, D Demontis, E Randi, PLoS One, 2013 Oct

Wolves and Death: An Assessment of Thanatological Wolf Symbolism in Western South Slavic Folk Tradition. PLAS P. 2011

Ungulate-large carnivore relationships in Europe. Jędrzejewski W, Apollonio M, Jędrzejewska B, Kojola I. Ungulate management in europe: Problems and practices. 2010:

Phylogeographic history of grey wolves in Europe. Pilot M, Branicki W, Jędrzejewski W, Goszczyński J, Jędrzejewska B, Dykyy I, Shkvyrya M, Tsingarska E. BMC evolutionary biology. 2010 Dec

Mitochondrial DNA from prehistoric canids highlights relationships between dogs and South-East European wolves. Verginelli F, Capelli C, Coia V, Musiani M, Falchetti M, Ottini L, Palmirotta R, Tagliacozzo A, De Grossi Mazzorin I, Mariani-Costantini R. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 2005 Aug

Phylogeography of south European mammals. Randi E. Phylogeography of southern European refugia. 2007

Ecological factors influence population genetic structure of European grey wolves. Pilot M, Jedrzejewski W, Branicki W, Sidorovich VE, Jedrzejewska B, Stachura K, Funk SM. Molecular ecology. 2006 Dec

Sustainable tourism in biosphere reserves of East Central European countries–case studies from Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic. Nolte B. Policies, Methods and Tools for Visitor Management. 2004 Jun

A review of wolf predation in southern Europe: does the wolf prefer wild prey to livestock?. Meriggi A, Lovari S. Journal of applied ecology. 1996 Dec

The trophic ecology of wolves and their predatory role in ungulate communities of forest ecosystems in Europe
H Okarma – Acta theriologica, 1995






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