The fact is, when wolves attack a herd, they always take the weakest animal.
So you're saying the wolves improve your herd by culling out the weakest animals?
So far I don't think I have a problem, but I have to consider those other ranchers when I decide how many wolves this land can support.
So far, deer and rabbits are easier for a few wolves to pull down than a healthy cow, but if the pack gets too big they may go after cattle.
I'll be watching the wolves circle you.
"My own brothers want me to break the Code to feed Sasha to the wolves," Kris muttered.
The trio was far more comfortable now, six months later, with enough money in the bank to keep the wolves away, and expectations, if not of prosperity, of at least a reasonably comfortable coming season.
They cursed the wolves, but both enjoyed their time being prisoners in their own home.
All wolves are governed by the ruling pack into which I was born.
We do not smell like other wolves for protection.
I've heard of wolves morphing in dire situations, but always thought they were just stories.
Reindeer, followed by wolves, come also every year to the islands; the polar fox and polar bear, both feeding on the lemmings, are numerous.
Occasionally it is still stated in the press that wolves have been seen in the Ardennes, but this is a mere fiction.
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It is to distinguish them from the grey, or timber, wolves that coyotes have received the name of "prairie-wolves"; the two titles indicating the nature of the respective habitats of the two species.
And birds of prey, as bears, wolves, foxes, dogs, wild cats, stoats, weasels, eagles, hawks and owls, and never spared by man; even domestic animals, as cattle, goats and reindeer, join in the destruction, stamping them to the ground with their feet, and even eating their bodies.
Here are to be found yak, wild asses (kyang), several varieties of deer, musk deer and Tibetan antelope (Pantholops); also wild sheep (the bharal of the Himalaya), Ovis hodgsoni and possibly Ovis poli, together with wild goats, bears (in large numbers in the north-eastern districts), leopards, otter, wolves, wild cats, foxes, marmots, squirrels, monkeys and wild dogs.
They say she has a family of young wolves up there; and that is why she kills so many lambs.
During their long conversation on Wednesday evening, Speranski more than once remarked: "We regard everything that is above the common level of rooted custom..." or, with a smile: "But we want the wolves to be fed and the sheep to be safe..." or: "They cannot understand this..." and all in a way that seemed to say: "We, you and I, understand what they are and who we are."
The hares had already half changed their summer coats, the fox cubs were beginning to scatter, and the young wolves were bigger than dogs.
He knew that young and old wolves were there, that the hounds had separated into two packs, that somewhere a wolf was being chased, and that something had gone wrong.
They are like wolves whom nothing but flesh can appease.
They went inside the garden when these wolves swooped down, said the woman, pointing to the French soldiers.
All around lay the flesh of different animals--from men to horses--in various stages of decomposition; and as the wolves were kept off by the passing men the dog could eat all it wanted.