Wisconsin wolf harvest 82% higher than goal February 26, 2021

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Wisconsin wolf harvest 82% higher than goal February 26, 2021 YAHOO!News
... That total harvest during the court-ordered wolf season means hunters and trappers killed nearly 20% of the state's estimated total wolf population of 1,100 in less than 72 hours..,

... At least 216 wolves were killed in less than 60 hours, exceeding the state quota of 119 ... “These animals were killed using packs of dogs, snares and leg-hold traps,” ..,

... Based on population models ... environmental scientists ...  say the deaths reduced the statewide wolf total to between 695 and 751, down from at least 1,034 in spring 2020... an associate professor of wildlife ecology at Utah State University, questioned the methods ...

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