M-44 set kills Cokeville wolf
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
December 16, 2008
A wolf was recently killed on a legally set M-44 poison set for coyotes, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
According to FWS: "On December 4, a radio collared wolf was killed by a legally placed M-44 near Cokeville. The wolf had dispersed south over 150 miles from the Pahaska Pack, west of Cody to the SW corner of the state."
M-44s are used in some areas by professional animal damage control specialists.
In other wolf control news, USDA Wildlife Services personnel removed two wolves on private property west of Cody last week. Control had been ongoing since wolves had previously killed a steer calf. An adult cow was recently killed and the two wolves were shot feeding on the cow.