Game And Fish To Collar More Wolves For Monitoring Purposes

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Wyoming Game and Fish plans to capture wolves for monitoring purposes beginning this month and continuing throughout the year. The state took over wolf management in April of 2017 after the animals were removed from the Endangered Species List. Now, Wyoming Game and Fish is following the same management plan that was put in place the last time wolves were briefly taken off the list, in 2012. Dan Thompson, Game and Fish large carnivore biologist, said helicopter net-gunning will be the primary method to capture wolves throughout the trophy game management area in Northwest Wyoming. Biologists will then collect blood samples and fit the animals with radio collars. Thompson said this will lead to better management on the ground. “We’ll collect blood from...

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Game And Fish To Collar More Wolves For Monitoring Purposes

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