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More than 2,500 wolves have been killed in the Midwest and Northern Rockies where wolf protections were eliminated in 2011 and 2012.
The killings will continue if the Obama administration pushes through it’s proposal remove Endangered Species Act for wolves across the U.S.
In a foreshadowing of how wolves will be managed across most of the lower 48 states if the Obama administration drops federal protections, 2,567 gray wolves have now been killed by hunters and trappers in the six states where wolf protections were eliminated in 2011 and 2012. As a result of aggressive hunting and trapping seasons in those states, roughly half the total known population of wolves in the lower 48 in 2013 has been killed, and wolf populations are now in decline…
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