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$7500 reward offered for illegal wolf killing

Feb 21, 2014

The illegally killed wolf was once part of the Smackout Pack in northeast Washington. Today, Conservation Northwest and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced a reward for up to $7,500 to anyone who can offer information leading to the conviction of the person or persons involved in the illegal killing of a female collared gray wolf.

$7500 reward offered for illegal wolf killing

Wolves are protected as an endangered species in Washington, and illegally killing a wolf is a criminal offense.

Today, Conservation Northwest and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced a reward for up to $7,500 to anyone who can offer information leading to the conviction of the person or persons involved in the illegal killing of a female collared gray wolf which was once part of the Smackout Pack in northeast Washington.

Conservation Northwest and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife are offering the reward for the killed wolf which was once part of the Smackout Pack in northeast Washington. The wolf was found on February 9 in northern Stevens County. The death of the animal was determined to be the result of a gunshot wound.

Wolves are protected as an endangered species in Washington, and illegally killing a wolf is a criminal offense. Washington Fish and Wildlife Police are investigating the incident, but have not disclosed further details.

Contact the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Police:

Email reportpoaching@dfw.wa.gov
Poaching hotline 1-877-933-9847
Region One Office in Spokane 509-892-1001
Text your tip Send to: 847411 (TIP411)
WDFWTIP (space) [your report]

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