Wolves In Jackson, WY May Be Killed

Officials say animals habituated to humans

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Wolf     Photo: Dennis Matheson/Flickr

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is mulling a plan to kill several wolves that appear to have become habituated to humans in Jackson, Wyoming. Wolf sightings became frequent in Jackson last December,  and some conservationists argue that the wolves should be harassed before they are killed. “These wolves haven’t actually done something yet,” said Defenders of Wildlife representative Suzanne Stone. Wolf manager Mike Jimenez said the Fish and Wildlife Service considered relocating the wolves but decided there is not enough suitable wolf habitat available.

Read more at Jackson Hole News and Guide

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