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Idaho has 22 breeding pairs, an estimated 1,000 wolves

Post by Koa » Sun Jan 25, 2015 4:24 pm

Update on Idaho's wolf population.
Idaho has 22 breeding wolf pairs, an estimated 1,000 wolves
By KEITH RIDLER

BOISE, Idaho — The number of wolves in Idaho has shown a steady decline since the approval of hunting and trapping of the animals in the state, but a new study showing there are 22 breeding pairs means state officials likely won't have to return management to the federal government, an official said Thursday.

Idaho Fish and Game biologist Jim Hayden said there are an estimated 1,000 wolves in the state, and probably many more breeding pairs of wolves than counted.
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