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Wandering wolf spurs status debate

A wandering Oregon wolf that has been out looking for love has gotten the cold shoulder from people in one Northern California county.

Citing fears that if wolves move into the area, they will attack cattle, Tehama County supervisors have told the California Fish and Game Commission that they oppose putting the predators on the state’s endangered species list.

The county officials said in a letter this week that “experience in other states suggests that control of wolf populations will become difficult if not impossible” if wolves are listed as endangered because protection efforts are “not based on scientific evidence, but rather on ethical and moral concerns.”

Supervisor Ron Warner said a public meeting on wolves hosted by a conservation group drew as big a crowd as when the county imposed restrictions on medical marijuana…

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