Man in the Middle

Yellowstone National Park wolf expert Douglas Smith does his research in the crossfire of the wolf wars. On one side are the wolf-watchers who thrill at the sight of the animals; on the other are the ranchers and hunters who blame wolves for a plunge in Yellowstone's elk population and for livestock losses. They hunt as many wolves as legally allowed, including those painstakingly collared for research.

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