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Two men plead guilty to killing critically endangered wolves

[large thumbnail url=”two-men-plead-guilty-to-killing-critically-endangered-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] [thumbnail icon url=”two-men-plead-guilty-to-killing-critically-endangered-wolves” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”10″ day=”07″] Two New Mexico residents have pleaded guilty to killing the critically endangered Mexican gray wolves. Both men claimed they believed the wolves were coyotes…

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Washington ranchers indicted for wolf poaching

[large thumbnail url=”washington-ranchers-indicted-for-wolf-poaching” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”06″ day=”09″] [thumbnail icon url=”washington-ranchers-indicted-for-wolf-poaching” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”06″ day=”09″] Members of a Methow Valley ranching family have been charged in the killing of several endangered gray wolves and the attempt to illegally mail at least one of the pelts to Canada in a bloody box.

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Officials Believe Northern Mich. Wolf Was Illegally Killed

[large thumbnail url=”officials-believe-northern-mich-wolf-was-illegally-killed” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”01″ day=”26″] [thumbnail icon url=”officials-believe-northern-mich-wolf-was-illegally-killed” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”01″ day=”26″] State wildlife biologists suspect one of two young wolves in northern Lower Michigan has been illegally killed.

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Sweden mulls tougher laws against illegal wolf hunting

[large thumbnail url=”sweden-mulls-tougher-laws-against-illegal-wolf-hunting” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”01″ day=”10″] [thumbnail icon url=”sweden-mulls-tougher-laws-against-illegal-wolf-hunting” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”01″ day=”10″]  Stockholm – The Swedish government wants ‘tougher’ legislation against illegal hunting of wolves, Environment Minsiter Andreas Carlgren said Monday, on the eve of this year’s licensed wolf hunt.

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Reward offered as authorities investigate wolf killings in Montana

[large thumbnail url=”reward-offered-as-authorities-investigate-wolf-kills-in-montana” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”11″ day=”18″] [thumbnail icon url=”reward-offered-as-authorities-investigate-wolf-kills-in-montana” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”11″ day=”18″] Federal authorities are offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the identification and prosecution of the person or people responsible for killing two gray wolves in the Flathead National Forest.

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Two red wolf deaths being investigated in North Carolina

[large thumbnail url=”two-red-wolf-deaths-being-investigated-in-north-carolina” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”10″] [thumbnail icon url=”two-red-wolf-deaths-being-investigated-in-north-carolina” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”05″ day=”10″] Two critically endangered red wolves were found dead in late April in North Carolina. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a reward to find answers.

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Wolf poaching charges still pending, but suspects face other wildlife charges

[large thumbnail url=”wolf-poaching-charges-still-pending-but-suspects-face-other-wildlife-charges” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”04″ day=”12″] [thumbnail icon url=”wolf-poaching-charges-still-pending-but-suspects-face-other-wildlife-charges” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”04″ day=”12″] Outspoken anti-wolf ranchers continue to face investigation, but no charges, after admitting to killing at least one wolf from Washington’s only pack, the Lookout Pack. However, other wildlife charges have been filed.

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Charges dropped in illegal wolf shooting

[large thumbnail url=”charges-dropped-in-illegal-wolf-shooting” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”01″ day=”15″] [thumbnail icon url=”charges-dropped-in-illegal-wolf-shooting” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”01″ day=”15″] An Idaho man who shot a wolf illegally in June 2008 must pay restitution, but will not face charges.

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Green Bay man fined for shooting Michigan wolf

[large thumbnail url=”green-bay-man-fined-for-shooting-michigan-wolf” filename=”news” year=”2009″ month=”12″ day=”31″] [thumbnail icon url=”green-bay-man-fined-for-shooting-michigan-wolf” filename=”news” year=”2009″ month=”12″ day=”31″] A Wisconsin man has been fined, and must serve community service for illegal shooting a wolf in November near Iron River, Michigan.

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Reward increases for information about wolf poaching

[large thumbnail url=”reward-increases-for-information-about-wolf-poaching” filename=”news” year=”2009″ month=”12″ day=”21″] [thumbnail icon url=”reward-increases-for-information-about-wolf-poaching” filename=”news” year=”2009″ month=”12″ day=”21″] The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Defenders of Wildlife had initially combined to offer a $6,500 reward for information about the poaching of a wolf in Ontonagon County, Michigan – an anonymous doner has increased that reward.

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