Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Wolves lose hunting skills in mid life

Wolves lose hunting skills in mid life ccording to a new study...

Wolves that have been reintroduced into Yellowstone National Park typically live until nearly 6 years old. New research, which will be published in the journal Ecology Letters, found that the wolves' ability to kill prey peaks when they are 2 to 3 years old.The study researchers say the finding challenges a long-held belief that wolves are at the top of their game for their entire adult lives.

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