Monday, January 14, 2013

2 gray wolves illegally killed near Jackson

Sunday, January 13, 2013
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife officials are investigating after two gray wolves were illegally killed in the Gros Ventre area near Jackson.
The Riverton Ranger reports ( ) one wolf was found shot to death in early December, and the second, which also was shot, was found Dec. 21 a few miles from the first wolf carcass.
Bill Long, a warden with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, says the killings are "plain and simple poaching" and "such self-centered actions hurt all of us in the long run."
Information from: The (Riverton, Wyo.) Ranger,