The pack is lead by "one really big bad dude... a monster... They are in command." The article reads like one has to step over the bodies littering the area.
Various solutions have been tried: trapping, dogs, negotiation, trading territory for peace, UN resolutions. Nothing has worked. Strangely, no one in the article has suggested using old double-barreled Betsy to blow their furry butts to animal kingdom come.