December 10, 2011 – Source: The Globe & Mail
The wolverine will take an animal 10 times its size including a grizzly bear and they thrive in places that push the limits of mammalian existence. Modern studies are revealing that it is not a solitary animal but has a much more complex social hierarchy. Youngsters spend time with both mom and dad learning to hunt and scavenge. Understanding the effects of development on wolverines is a pressing need as Canada may represent the wolverines’ last hope. Survival outside protected areas is critical.