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Eurasian wolf Canis lupus lupus. While adult wolves tend not to show any clinical signs, it can severely weaken the pups of infected females. Archived from the original on February 25, Such gray wolves are termed " Casanova wolves" and, unlike males from established packs, they do not form pair bonds with the females they mate with. Since the fall of the Soviet Union , continent-wide extermination of wolves has ceased, and wolf populations have increased to about 25,—30, animals throughout the former Soviet Union. In Eurasia, many gray wolf populations are forced to subsist largely on livestock and garbage in areas with dense human activity, though wild ungulates such as moose , red deer , roe deer and wild boar are still the most important food sources in Russia and the more mountainous regions of Eastern Europe. However, deliberate human persecution has reduced the species' range to about one third, because of livestock predation and fear of attacks on humans.


Animal Welfare and the Ethics of Meat Host Randy Shore, Vancouver Sun reporter Zoe McKnight and Leanne McConnachie of the Vancouver Humane Society talk about the ethics of meat, the reality of industrial farming and animal welfare.

Omnivore Shore a recovered vegetarian takes on two practicing vegetarians over who should eat what and why. The Benefits and Risks of Raw Milk Host Randy Shore welcomes raw milk activist Jackie Ingram and farmer Alice Jongerden of Home on the Range Dairy.

Do the health benefits of raw milk outweigh the potential risks. Are the benefits proven.