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Wisconsin DNR investigating wolf killing spree

Wisconsin is home to nearly 800 wolves. But during the last week of November, the DNR says seven wolves were killed, including one in Dunn County.“Wolves are a federally protected species,” said DNR Wildlife Biologist Jess Carstens. “Any harvest of wolves is unlawful. It’s a federal offense.”

Carstens does not know the exact reason someone would want to kill a wolf while hunting. He believes one reason though might be safety.

“Even if a wolf is some distance away, you may feel like your safety is in jeopardy and might respond in a manner that might lead to potentially shooting a wolf,” Carstens added…

Read the entire article on WEAU.com: DNR investigating wolf killed in Dunn County.

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