Population Statistics [No known established packs.]
Legal Status; Endangered, Federal protection statewide.
Wolf and Wildlife News from South Dakota
Population dynamics of a Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis) herd in the southern Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming. Parr BL, Smith JB, Jenks JA, Thompson DJ. The American Midland Naturalist. 2018 Jan
Long-distance dispersal of a subadult male cougar from South Dakota to Connecticut documented with DNA evidence. Hawley JE, Rego PW, Wydeven AP, Schwartz MK, Viner TC, Kays R, Pilgrim KL, Jenks JA. Journal of Mammalogy. 2016 May
Where can wolves live and how can we live with them?. Mech LD. Biological Conservation. 2017 Jun
Survival of white‐tailed deer neonates in Minnesota and South Dakota. Grovenburg TW, Swanson CC, Jacques CN, Klaver RW, Brinkman TJ, Burris BM, Deperno CS, Jenks JA. The Journal of Wildlife Management. 2011 Jan
Effects of culling on bison demographics in Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota. Millspaugh JJ, Gitzen RA, Licht DS, Amelon S, Bonnot TW, Jachowski DS, Jones-Farrand DT, Keller BJ, McGowan CP, Pruett MS, Rittenhouse CD.Natural Areas Journal. 2008 Jul
Survival of pronghorns in western South Dakota. Jacques CN, Jenks JA, Sievers JD, Roddy DE, Lindzey FG.The Journal of wildlife management. 2007 May
Factors influencing a declining pronghorn population in Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota (Doctoral dissertation, South Dakota State University).Sievers, J.D., 2004.
Failure to identify alveolar echinococcosis in trappers from South Dakota in spite of high prevalence of Echinococcus multilocularis in wild canids. Hildreth MB, Sriram S, Gottstein B, Wilson M, Schantz PM. Journal of Parasitology. 2000 Feb
Differential effects of coyotes and red foxes on duck nest success. Sovada MA, Sargeant AB, Grier JW. The Journal of Wildlife Management. 1995 Jan
Gray wolf (Canis lupus) occurrences in the Dakotas. Light DS, Fritts SH. American Midland Naturalist. 1994 Jul
Observed interactions between coyotes and red foxes. Sargeant AB, Allen SH. Journal of Mammalogy. 1989 Aug
Coyote foods in the Black hills, South Dakota. MacCracken JG, Uresh DW. The Journal of wildlife management. 1984
An ecological study of the mammals of the Badlands and the Black Hills of South Dakota and Wyoming. Stebler AM. Ecology. 1939 Jul