Washington’s newest wolf pack, the Loup Loup, has taken up residence near the towns of Twisp and Omak in Okanogan County. The Methow pack was confirmed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday, following a cluster of public wolf sightings. The wolves, previously undocumented in the area, moved in on their own, continuing a westward expansion from Idaho and Montana. The confirmation of the newest pack brings Washington’s total minimum number of packs to 17, nearly all of them east of the Cascades. Wolves have also been spotted in the North Cascades near Hozomeen, Whatcom County, where they [...]
Second Wolf Killed in Utah Within a Year Highlights Need to Maintain Endangered Species Act Protections for Gray Wolves
For Immediate Release, November 30, 2015 Contact: Michael Robinson, (575) 313-7017, [email protected] Second Wolf Killed in Utah Within a Year Highlights Need to Maintain Endangered Species Act Protections for Gray Wolves SALT LAKE CITY— An 89-pound female gray wolf killed earlier this month in a strangulation snare intended for a coyote was the second wolf killed in Utah in less than a year and the third in the southern Rockies. The most recent killing occurred on or around Nov. 7 in northeastern Utah, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. The previous wolf killed in Utah was shot on Dec. 28, 2014 [...]
A wolf has been found dead near a motorway in Baden-Württemberg - the second time in recent months one of the rare predators has been found dead in the southern state. via Second wolf found dead in southern Germany - The Local.