Wildlife officials discover another wolf shot to death in NC | CharlotteObserver.com

State and federal officials are asking the public’s help in finding the person responsible for fatally shooting a red wolf in northeastern North Carolina.

It is the first death of a red wolf this year but follows nine such incidents last year.

Young red wolves look a lot like coyotes, a nuisance predator that the state allows to be shot freely. Three conservation groups asked a federal court in December to stop coyote hunting in five coastal N.C. counties, saying the practice is leading to wolf killings.

 


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Wildlife officials discover another wolf shot to death in NC | CharlotteObserver.com.

Federal and State Officials Request Assistance in Investigation of Gunshot Red Wolf

A red wolf stands regally atop a rock.A captive red wolf at Point Defiance Zoo in Washington.Photo: Rebecca Bartel, USFWS

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission are requesting assistance with an investigation involving the suspected illegal take of a radio-collared red wolf that was recently found dead.  The federally protected red wolf was found with an apparent gunshot wound on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, southwest of Columbia, in Tyrrell County, North Carolina

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