Photo: Wolves Prefer Salmon to Deer?



A wolf hurries from the water with a salmon in its mouth in Canada's Great Bear Rainforest.

Researchers have known for decades that wolves occasionally fish. But a study released in September 2008 suggests that the carnivores in coastal British Columbia will eat the fish almost exclusively in the fall and ignore their more common prey, deer.

Photograph by Ian McAllister/Getty Images


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