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Wolf killed in southeastern Montana had traveled far

In what is the first documented wolf incident in far southeastern Montana since reintroduction, a male black wolf was shot by a Hammond-area rancher on Sunday after it attacked his sheep.

The 1 1/2-year old wolf was far from home — 300 miles by air — which isn’t unusual, said Mike Jimenez, wolf recovery project leader for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Wyoming.

“It’s a prime age for dispersal,” Jimenez said, as a male seeks a breeding partner…

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