MAP: Which States Hunt Wolves?

In five states, hunting of Canis lupus is making a major comeback.

It's a bad day to be a gray wolf in Wyoming, which today begins its first wolf-hunting season in more than half a century. It's one of three states—the other two are Minnesota and Wisconsin—that will offer hunts for the first time in decades this fall. The red dots on the map below show the approximate locations of wolves in the US—a grand total of more than 5,000 in the lower 48 and 11,200 in Alaska (where wolves have never been protected). Click on ... Full Story »

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Conservation groups, on the other hand, point to wolves’ important ecological role: Without predators, entire ecosystems can be thrown out of balance. More »

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