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Idaho Has 22 Breeding Wolf Pairs, an Estimated 1,000 Wolves

posted Mar 31, 2015, 3:59 PM by chloe owens

1/22/15, by Keith Ridler, Associated Press, MagicValley.com

Idaho Has 22 Breeding Wolf Pairs, an Estimated 1,000 Wolves

Boise – The number of wolves in Idaho has showan a decline since the approval of hunting and trapping animals in the state, but a new study showing there are 22 breeding pairs means state officials likely won’t have to return management to the federal government, an official said Thursday…The number of wolves in Idaho increased steadily since their reintroduction in 1995 and peaked in 2009 just before hunting and trapping began.  It has declined each year since.

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