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Wolves kill 6 U.P. livestock in 2017

 

February 2, 2018

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WOLVES ARE caught in their natural habitat in the Upper Peninsula by Nancy Warren. Wolves killed four calves and a cow across the U.P. in 2017, which is down from the seven animals killed in 2016.

By IAN MINIELLY

iminielly@yourdailyglobe.com

EWEN - There were six animals killed by wolves at five Upper Peninsula farms in 2017, according to Nancy Warren, a member of the National Wolfwatcher Coalition.

She requested the information from the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and Department of Natural Resources through a Freedom of Information Act request.

The losses in livestock were spread across the U.P. The numbers of dead animals from wolves is much lower than last year.

In 2016, 37 animals were killed by wolves at seven U.P. livestock operations.

According to the Dep...



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