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Court Takes up Yellowstone-Area Wolf Harvests

posted Jan 20, 2013, 8:02 PM by chloe owens

1/15/13 by Matthew Brown, Assoc. Press,

Court takes up Yellowstone-area wolf harvests

Livingston, Mont. (AP) – Whether gray wolf hunting and trapping should continue outside the gates of Yellowstone National Park is in the hands of a state judge, after Montana wildlife officials pressed Monday to reinstate a temporary ban. . . .After several collared wolves that wandered out of the park were killed in recent months, wildlife advocates want a buffer zone around Yellowstone to keep the park’s wolves safe from hunting in Montana, Wyoming and Idaho.