Canadian Motorcyclist Chased by Wolf, Takes Pictures

Being chased by a huge wolf is the type of thing many people have nightmares about, but a Canadian motorcyclist who experienced it earlier this month says his encounter was “more exciting than scary.” On Saturday, June 8, Tim Bartlett, … [Read More]

Appeals Court Backs Minnesota DNR on Wolf Regulations

A court decision issued yesterday by the Minnesota Court of Appeals has upheld the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ authority to set wolf hunting and trapping seasons. “This decision affirms that the DNR, as directed by the Legislature, set the … [Read More]

Wolf Killed in Kansas Is First Documented in State Since 1905

Coyote hunters shot an animal in northwest Kansas this December that they later believed was too large to be a coyote. It turns out they were right. Following tissue testing, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has confirmed that the … [Read More]

Russia Paying for Top Wolf Hunters

Russia has a wolf population problem, and it’s willing to pay hunters to help control it. Wolf packs have been moving closer and closer to Siberian towns in recent years to prey on livestock, including horses and domesticated reindeer, according to … [Read More]

Wisconsin Wolf Hunters and Trappers Nearing Quota Limit

About a third of the way through a four-and-a-half month wolf season, Wisconsin hunters and trappers are nearing the quota limit set by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Through 45 days, 98 wolves have been killed out of a … [Read More]

Wisconsin Hunters and Trappers Take 18 Wolves in First Week of Season

Wisconsin’s first wolf season, which began last Monday, is off to a surprising start as hunters and trappers have already tagged 18 wolves. “I think 18 wolves in the first week would certainly greatly exceed my expectations,” Fred Strand, a … [Read More]

Minnesota Grouse Hunter Kills Charging Wolf

A man shot and killed a wolf in northern Minnesota after the animal charged him and his dog. The man reported the incident to Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials shortly after it occurred during a ruffed grouse hunting trip. The … [Read More]

Minnesota Lawsuit Will Not Delay Wolf Season

Minnesota will have a wolf hunting and trapping season in 2012. The Minnesota Court of Appeals has struck down a lawsuit attempting to stop the opening of the inaugural season. It will begin Nov. 3. The court found that the … [Read More]

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