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Scientists debunk myth that Yellowstone wolves changed entire ecosystem, flow of rivers

For centuries, the wolf has inspired long-standing myths and legends across the world. In recent years, viral videos online have spun new tales about the wolf, attributing immense ecological changes to the canine, including a cascade of effects powerful enough to alter the flow of rivers in Yellowstone National Park.
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Oregon is home to 124 wolves, up 11 percent in annual report

Biologists in Oregon have counted 124 wolves in their annual tally, marking an 11 percent increase over last year’s numbers.
The much-anticipated report also found a 38 percent increase in the number of breeding pairs in the state, where the species was once wiped out due to a bounty.

This 2017 file photo provided the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife shows a wolf pack in the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area in northeast Oregon.(The Associated Press)

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