Wolves kill 19 elk in one night on southwest Wyoming feedground March 25, 2016 Wyoming

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Wolves kill 19 elk in one night on southwest Wyoming feedground March 25, 2016 Wyoming, Casper Star-Tribune Online
... A pack of wolves killed 19 elk Tuesday night on the McNeel Elk Feedground near Bondurant in an event not seen before in Wyoming... It could be what is called a surplus killing, Lund said, where wolves kill more animals than they can eat in a night...
     Wyoming elk kill stokes frustration about wolf protections March 25, 2016 Idaho Statesman
...Wolves eat a lot of large prey, averaging as many as 22 ungulates — elk, antelope, deer or moose — a year. And wolves often kill without eating their prey. But Game and Fish has never documented wolves killing so many elk without eating the animals ...


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