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SALT LAKE CITY — A legislative audit concludes Utah spent $800,000 in wolf “delisting” efforts over the past three years in a system of expenditures that lacks appropriate safeguards and fails to direct how the money would be most effective.

Almost 30 wolf hybrids, the controversial animals also known as wolf-dogs, were rescued from a remote mountaintop property in Alexandria in a 16-day operation led by the Upper Valley Humane Society with support from at least five local law enforcement agencies and national and regional animal welfare groups.

As hunters prepare for Wisconsin’s wolf hunt, some scientists are warning that a proposal to sharply cull the population could destabilize it — just two years after wolves were removed from the federal endangered list.

Moose Die-Off Alarms Scientists

October 16th, 2013

CHOTEAU, Mont. — Across North America — in places as far-flung as Montana and British Columbia, New Hampshire and Minnesota — moose populations are in steep decline. And no one is sure why.

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