I really enjoyed News Tribune outdoor writer John Myers’ article on wolves ambushing beavers (“Waiting, sometimes for hours, wolves play the wind to ambush beaver,” Feb. 9). The video was entertaining, too.

My only comment is this: Isn’t it possible that beavers aren’t as stupid as we think and can tell the difference between the real world and a cardboard cutout?!

Jim Wellens

Winneconne, Wisconsin



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