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Man pleads guilty to killing endangered gray wolf

Aug. 19, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A 22-year-old Oregon man has pleaded guilty in the killing of an endangered gray wolf. The U.S. Attorney's Office in the District of Oregon says Colton Dick of Oakridge pleaded guilty Monday to unlawfully taking an endangered species. Court documents say Dick used a rifle and scope to...

4 last wolves in Washington pack killed by state hunters

Aug. 19, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The last four members of a wolf pack that preyed on cattle in a rural Washington state area bordering Canada have been killed by state hunters, prompting protests from environmental groups. The four wolves were part of a pack that originally had seven members and attacked cows,...

Parks Canada says American camper injured in wolf attack

Aug. 15, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — A wolf attacked campers at Banff National Park and tried to drag an American tourist away before being driven off, the agency overseeing Canada's national parks says. Parks Canada said this week that the very rare attack by an older wolf in poor health occurred Aug. 9 at the Ramparts Creek...

Sanctuary closure prompts search for new homes for animals

Aug. 14, 2019 1:53 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A search is underway to find new homes for nearly 500 animals, including lions, tigers, alligators, owls and wolves, after officials announced a long-struggling Southern California sanctuary is shutting down. The board of directors of the Wildlife Waystation in Angeles National Forest...

California's only known wolf pack adds 3 pups

Aug. 7, 2019 7:51 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wildlife officials say at least three new wolf pups have joined the only known pack in California. KQED reports that trail cameras set up by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife in northeast California recorded the pups and two or three adult wolves in June. Amaroq Weiss advocates...

Lawsuit filed to stop Washington state from killing wolves

Aug. 1, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A lawsuit filed Thursday seeks to prevent the state of Washington from killing more wolves from a pack that is preying on cattle. The Maryland-based Center for a Humane Economy filed the suit in King County Superior Court, contending too many wolves have been killed as a way to...

Southeast Washington wolf pack kills calf

Jul. 27, 2019 10:05 AM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The state Department of Fish and Wildlife says a wolf pack in southeast Washington has attacked a second calf this month. The Capital Press reports the department said Thursday that a range rider spotted a wolf feeding on a calf July 22 in a private pasture. Fish and Wildlife...

Taste of the Tour: Keeping wolves at bay in the Alps

Jul. 26, 2019 3:47 PM EDT

VALMEINIER, France (AP) — When members of the cheese-making Bricard family say they're working to keep wolves from the door, they mean it literally. The mountain pastures where their milk-producing goats feed, high in the Alps where the Tour de France was reaching its climax this week, are also home to...

6 wolf pups caught on trail cam in Mount Hood area

Jul. 11, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

MOUNT HOOD, Ore. (AP) — Officials say six wolf pups have been born this year to Oregon's White River wolf pack in the Mount Hood area. Biologists with the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs posted footage of the pups from a trail camera that was shared on Facebook by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...

State OKs killing of wolf pack members preying on cattle

Jul. 10, 2019 12:31 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on Wednesday authorized killing some members of a wolf pack that are preying on cattle in the northeastern corner of the state. Agency director Kelly Susewind said the state will kill part of the OPT pack, for the second year in a row, in...