A GPS collared wolf that is a member of a pack in Washington known to prey on livestock has been injured after it was shot by a rancher.
Wildlife officials in Washington have approved a kill order for wolves that have been preying on livestock. This is the second time this has happened in less than a month.
A male wolf in Washington has been killed by wildlife officials after its pack preyed on cattle three times in August.
A wolf pack in northeastern Washington has committed three more attacks on cattle, making their total amount of livestock depredation come to 15 this year.
After 16 separate attacks on livestock, wildlife officials in Washington have approved the lethal removal of the remaining pack members.
Lethal action has been approved by wildlife officials in Washington for two packs that have killed and injured multiple cattle this year.
After 16 separate cattle attacks in the last few months of 2018, a wolf pack in Washington has killed three more cattle to start out 2019.
A juvenile wolf has been killed in Washington after its pack was found repeatedly preying on cattle grazing federal land.