Pinnacle Peak Pack kills escaped Kelly, WY donkey

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Pinnacle Peak Pack kills escaped Kelly, WY donkey

Post by Koa » Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:29 pm

This isn't the most cut and dry story of wolves preying on domestic animals (because they escaped), so I thought I'd share it here. I also post this because I'm honestly surprised that the wolves did not kill more than just the one donkey.
Kelly donkey downed by Pinnacle Peak Pack
Animal escaped from its pasture, was wandering the National Elk Refuge when wolves killed it.
By Mike Koshmrl Jul 17, 2019
JACKSON HOLE NEWS & GUIDE


Sometime during the middle of last week a couple of donkeys escaped from their fenced Kelly enclosure and were roaming the adjacent National Elk Refuge when they encountered a wolf pack undoubtably more accustomed to seeing elk.

The Pinnacle Peak Pack’s instincts kicked in, and the unplanned rendezvous didn’t end well for the donkeys. After receiving a report, Wyoming Game and Fish Department large carnivore biologist Mike Boyce and his technician, Becca Lyon, investigated the scene where the domesticated equids and wild canines clashed, Game and Fish spokesman Mark Gocke said.
Read the full article here: https://www.jhnewsandguide.com/news/env ... 83eee.html
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