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Gray Wolf Population in Northern Rockies Declined in 2010

Mar 13th, 2011 | By
Gray Wolf Population in Northern Rockies Declined in 2010

The gray wolf population in the northern Rockies declined from an estimated to 1,733 to 1,651 in 2010, while the number of breeding pairs fell from 115 to 111, according to a US Fish & Wildlife Service report released Friday. The main causes of the decline were federal trapping and aerial gunning, which killed 260
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