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Gray wolves delisted as ‘endangered species’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Gray wolves in the Lower 48 states are no longer protected under the Endangered Species Act. Gray wolves in the contiguous United States were nearly wiped out in the mid-20th century. They received endangered species status in 1975 when …

Wolf killed illegally in eastern Oregon

BAKER COUNTY, Ore. — Investigators are asking for help identifying the person who illegally killed a wolf in eastern Oregon. Oregon State Police said sometime around September 24, a dead wolf was found northwest of New Bridge between Baker City and the …

Wolves kill two calves in Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Two calves were killed by wolves last week in Jackson County. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said on the morning of October 18, a ranch hand found a dead 5-month-old calf in a pasture between Butte …

Man pleads guilty to killing Oregon wolf

MEDFORD, Ore. – A man pleaded guilty to killing an endangered gray wolf in 2016. The U.S. Department of Justice said on October 6, 2016, a GPS-collared gray wolf known as “OR 28” was found dead from a single gunshot wound near …