Three wolves killed in control work
by Cat Urbigkit, Pinedale Online!
June 24, 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 two 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 6/9/10 and 6/13/10, WY Wildlife Services confirmed 2 calves killed by 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."
There have been six wolves killed in control actions in Wyoming so far this year.