More wolves killed in control actions
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
June 28, 2010
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports:
"On 6/19/10, WY Wildlife Services confirmed a lamb killed by wolves near Dempsey Creek, northwest of Kemmerer, WY. Remains of additional dead sheep were found, but the cause of death could not be confirmed. At the request of the USFWS, Wildlife Services removed an old adult male wolf. On 6/20/10, Wildlife Services removed an adult female wolf and 6 pups."
"On 6/9/10 and 6/13/10, WY Wildlife Services confirmed 2 calves were killed on private land by a new pack of wolves west of Cody, WY. At the request of the USFWS, Wildlife Services removed two adult wolves at the depredation sites on 6/10/10 and 6/14/10. On 6/18/10, an adult male was radio collared. On 6/23/10, Wildlife Services removed 2 adults and 4 pups wolves after wolves from this new pack killed a 3rd calf on the same private property on 6/21/10."
The number of wolves killed in control actions in Wyoming in 2010, in response to confirmed depredations, is 19.