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Oregon will kill two wolves linked to dead livestock

[large thumbnail url=”oregon-will-kill-two-wolves-linked-to-dead-livestock” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”09″ day=”28″] [thumbnail icon url=”oregon-will-kill-two-wolves-linked-to-dead-livestock” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”09″ day=”28″] Oregon (OPB) – The Imnaha wolf pack alpha male is one of two wolves sentenced to die after another confirmed wolf attack on livestock in northeast Oregon.

This news, sent in a press release at 6 p.m. Friday, caught me off-guard.

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife investigated another livestock depredation in Northeast Oregon on Thursday.

The dead calf showed the telltale signs of a wolf attack, and a tracking collar shows the alpha male of the Imnaha pack was at the scene last week. ODFW confirmed the wolf attack and on Friday announced plans to kill two Imnaha wolves – including the alpha male, seen in the photo to the left.

Another uncollared wolf in the pack will also be targeted, ODFW reports. Killing two wolves will mean there are only two wolves left in the Imnaha pack (see photo below): The alpha female and a pup born this spring…

Read the entire article on opb.org: State will kill two wolves linked to dead livestock

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