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Another Banff Wolf Killed After Becoming Habituated to Human Food

posted Nov 21, 2016, 11:32 AM by chloe owens

8/4/16, by Robson Fletcher, CBS News

Another Banff wolf killed after becoming habituated to human food

Parks Canada officials have killed a wolf that was repeatedly exhibiting bold behavior around human beings after becoming habituated to food left out at Banff campgrounds in violation of national park rules…Banff National Park wardens issued 20 charges over the3 past month – including eight in the past week – against people who kept unsatisfactory campsites, an offence which includes leaving out food or garbage that can act as a wildlife attractant.  This charge orders a mandatory court appearance and the maximum fine can reach $25,000.