The wolf and the cow

Can livestock and predators share the same land?

By Emily Sohn, 00:00 AM January 18, 2005

A gray wolf prowls the underbrush. It stops for a moment and raises its head. It looks about alertly. It bares its sharp teeth. Its golden eyes glint in the sunlight.














A gray wolf.


A gray wolf.


Gary Kramer, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Like lions, tigers, eagles, and sharks, the wolf is a predator. It hunts other animals for food. Some people admire the wolf. Others fear it.


Visitors to zoos or animal parks tend to think that wolves, tigers, and other predators are pretty cool. Ranchers who a...

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