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Officials Believe Northern Mich. Wolf Was Illegally Killed

[large thumbnail url=”officials-believe-northern-mich-wolf-was-illegally-killed” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”01″ day=”26″] [thumbnail icon url=”officials-believe-northern-mich-wolf-was-illegally-killed” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”01″ day=”26″] State wildlife biologists suspect one of two young wolves in northern Lower Michigan has been illegally killed.

Two female pups were mistakenly caught in coyote traps last fall. Technicians with the state Department of Natural Resources and Environment put radio collars on them.

Radio trackers found live signals on January 14th and then a mortality signal for one of the young wolves on the 19th.

Lieutenant Jim Gorno with the DNRE says the radio collar had been cut off and left by the side of a road east of Pellston…

Read the entire article on ipr.interlochen.org: Officials Believe Northern Mich. Wolf Was Illegally Killed

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