New action movie upsetting Minnesota wolf expert

"The Grey" starrring Liam Neeson opened this weekend. It features an oil-drilling team struggling to survive human-hungry wolves in remote Alaska. The co-founder of the International Wolf Center in Ely told the Duluth News Tribune there have only been two confirmed wolf attacks on humans in Alaska and Canada. Some organizations are even calling people to boycott the film. Wolves were removed from the federal Endangered Species list Friday.
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"The Grey" starrring Liam Neeson opened this weekend. It features an oil-drilling team struggling to survive human-hungry wolves in remote Alaska. The co-founder of the International Wolf Center in Ely told the Duluth News Tribune there have only been two confirmed wolf attacks on humans in Alaska and Canada. Some organizations are even calling people to boycott the film. Wolves were removed from the federal Endangered Species list Friday.

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