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Wyoming wolf population stabilizes near optimal levels

Post by Koa » Thu Apr 30, 2020 12:59 am

Wolf population stabilizes near state's sweet spot
By Mike Kosmrl, April 22
Jackson Hole News & Guide


Wyoming wolf numbers have settled in right around 300 animals, near population levels that wildlife managers sought before numbers climbed when hunting was prohibited between 2014 and 2017.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department regained authority over Canis lupus that April three years ago and held hunting seasons in subsequent falls. The first two years the population fell, followed by a slight increase in 2019. Now the numbers are right around the target, Game and Fish wolf biologist Ken Mills said.
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