Officials with the DNRE and the USFWS are seeking the public's help in a wolf poaching case in Luce County. (Eastern Upper Peninsula, Michigan)
The body of a wolf, dead from a gunshot wound, was found south of Newberry on February 11off County Road 405.
A reward is being offered for info that leads to the arrest of the subject or subjects responsible for the killing. (Anyone with information is urged to call "Report All Poaching Hotline, 24 hours a day at: 1-800-292-7800. Information may be left anonymously.
The last paragraph, "We believe that people are starting to lose patience with the delisting process and are taking matters into their own hands.." is lame. Let's not sluff this off as someone who has lost patience and use this wolf's life to advance the delisting process. A poacher is a poacher. Implying that removing the wolf from the endangered species list will change that is ridiculous.
Chris, this breaks my heart. I think of the rest of the pack that the Wolf has left behind and how much harder their lifes will be now because some acehole felt like shooting a Wolf.
I agree that is lame, make no excuses for the ignorant.
Add an "s" to the title.
The DNRE is seeking information today in another wolf poaching case.
This time, the wolf was found in Chippewa County.
On February 18 a dead wolf was discovered in the Roxbury Creek area of Curley Lewis Road in Whitefish Township.
Investigators say the wolf died from a gunshot wound. Evidence shows the wolf was killed at another location and moved to the place it was found.
A reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the subject or subjects involved. Anyone with information is asked to call the Report All Poaching hotline at 800-292-7800, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, or to contact their nearest DNRE office or conservation officer. It is possible to leave information anonymously while remaining eligible for a reward.