The Togo wolf pack has attacked five cattle in the past 10 months, which meets the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's lethal removal policy threshold but there are no current plans to euthanize the wolves.
Warmer than normal temperatures dominated the Midwest last week, and despite some thunderstorm in the High Plains, drought conditions have intensified. Cattlemen are culling herds and dipping into hay supplies.
Is it too early to worry a drought in the Plains will shrink the national herd? Could cattlemen see another massive drought like they saw in 2011 and 2012 when the national herd was forced to liquidize?
Family members of a rancher who was shot and killed by police during the 2016 armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge have sued the U.S. government and others claiming he was willfully “executed.”