Two wolves killed in Upper Green
Six calves dead
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
August 7, 2007
On July 28, USDA Wildlife Services confirmed four calves had been killed by wolves in the Upper Green River area. On July 31, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirmed two more calves killed by wolves in the Green River Pack. On August 1, the two federal agencies removed two wolves and control is ongoing to remove the entire pack.
In other wolf depredations around the state, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service:
On July 27, Wildlife Services confirmed a calf killed by wolves west of Meeteetse. Three wolves from the Greybull Pack will be removed.
On July 27, Wildlife Services confirmed a third calf killed by the Gooseberry Pack, west of Meeteetse. Control is ongoing.
On July 29, Wildlife Services reported that a livestock producer west of Cody observed two wolves attacking and severely injuring an adult cow. The cow survived the wolf attack, but was later killed by a grizzly bear.
On July 28, Wildlife Services confirmed a calf and a young bull killed by wolves from the East Fork Pack near Dubois. On the 31st, Wildlife Services confirmed a third calf killed by wolves. On August 4, Wildlife Services completed control actions by removing four wolves.
On August 3, Wildlife Services confirmed that a calf was attacked and injured by wolves from the Carter Mountain Pack. The Carter Mountain Pack has a chronic depredation history and two wolves will be removed in an attempt to prevent additional depredations.