Dr. Shelley Alexander’s nuanced explanations of coyote behaviour filtered down to one simplistic statement while interviewing on Morning Live.
Updating terminology, contacting experts not responders, can help people coexist with native wildlife.
The headlines often say bear or coyote attack, but the stories themselves reveal that humans and dogs instigated conflicts.
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The Conservation Officer Service has stuck to their guns on why they kill so many bears in British Columbia. Let’s look at their messaging and compare it to the bare facts.
There is a problem in Coquitlam, and it isn’t the bears.
Yellowstone incident displays two major problems in our relationships with wildlife.
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Coverage of bears have painted them as attackers – but what happens if we consider the bear’s perspective?
There are solutions to end suffering of animals caught by traps in Delta, BC. This post has no graphic images.
Media focuses on ancillary, rather than primary, issue in coverage of bear carcass being dumped at landfill by COS.
Information about what preceded the contact, if an investigation revealed feeding, and other questions must be asked by journalists.
The Fur-Bearers are offering $1,000 to identify and convict the person(s) responsible for killing a beloved family pet and poaching. There are no graphic images in this article.
TLDR: it’s a rumour that hasn’t been verified.
News and social media make the appearance of natural wildlife frightening. It should be exciting!