Rules allow faster action after wolf attacks in Washington

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SPOKANE, Wash. – The state of Washington has issued new rules that allow the Department of Fish and Wildlife to move more quickly when a wolf pack begins preying on livestock.

The state says the new rules are intended to reduce deaths among all the animals involved.

However, the rules were criticized Friday by some environmental groups as making it too easy to hunt down wolves, which are a protected species in Washington.<<<Read More>>>