Preliminary results from a necropsy show that a well-known white wolf was shot in the area of Gardiner, Montana, last month, Yellowstone National Park officials said late Thursday. As a result of the gunshot, the wolf had to be euthanized by Yellowstone staff. “Due to the serious nature of this incident, a reward of up to $5,000 is offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for this criminal act,” Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk said in a statement. National Park Service law enforcement officials believe the wolf was shot on the on the north side of the park, near Gardiner, or near the Old Yellowstone Trail. The trail is located in Yellowstone on the park’s northern boundary. The...
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Report: Well-known wolf found wounded near Gardiner was shot