Wolves killing calves in Upper Green
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
August 25, 2010
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reports:
Sublette County: "WY Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves from the Green River Pack killed 1 calf on 8/14/10, 2 calves on 8/15/10, and 1 calf on 8/17/10 in the Upper Green River drainage. The pack killed 2 additional calves earlier this summer. Wildlife Services is attempting to trap and radio collar > 1 wolf. Control actions are ongoing to remove 3-4 wolves from the pack.
On 8/19/10, WGFD confirmed that a single wolf killed a yearling steer near Bondurant, WY.
Fremont County: WY Wildlife Services confirmed that wolves from the East Fork Pack killed 1 calf on 8/8/10, 1 calf on 8/14/10 and an adult cow on 8/15/10. On 8/20/10, Wildlife Services captured and radio collared an adult male and an adult female wolf. Control actions are ongoing to remove 2 wolves from the pack."