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Idaho Official Says Professional Hunter Eliminated 2 Wolf Packs

posted Mar 7, 2014, 5:56 PM by chloe owens

1/29/14, by Associated Press , Great Falls Tribune

Idaho official says professional hunter eliminated 2 wolf packs

…Idaho Department of Fish and Game Mike Keckler tells the Idaho Mountain Express in a story on Wednesday that the hunter killed eight wolves with traps and a ninth by hunting. Gus Thoreson of Salmon started hunting and trapping in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness in mid-December as part of a state plan to eliminate wolves to boost elk numbers.

http://www.hcn.org/issues/46.3/can-a-grazing-buyout-program-ease-life-for-wolves-and-ranchers?utm_source=wcn1&utm_medium=email

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