HELENA – Montana ranchers whose livestock is killed by wolves will be allowed to use hunters, in addition to federal agents, to remove those wolves under a proposal adopted Thursday by the Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission.
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Hunters now have until Feb. 15 to bag a wolf in Montana.
The season was supposed to end on Dec. 31. But since only 106 wolves out of a quota of 220 have been taken to date, the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Commission decided Thursday to extend the season.
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LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Wildlife managers plan to use helicopter gunners and government trappers to kill wolves roaming the Lolo Zone, a remote, rugged area in the north-central part of the state once populated by some of Idaho’s biggest elk herds.
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