Wyoming hunters down a dozen wolves on opening day

A dozen wolves were legally harvested in the first 40 hours of the three-month season. It’s a number that amounts to over a quarter of the total wolves that can be killed in the state’s managed hunt area. Wyoming Game and Fish Department carnivore manager Ken Mills attributed the considerable success to the opener falling […]

Wyoming wolf hunts to start again after US court decision

Wyoming will hold a wolf hunt for the first time in four years this fall now that a federal court has lifted endangered species protection for wolves in the state, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department said Wednesday. Planning is now underway for the hunt in northwestern Wyoming, which will probably be similar to the […]

Wyoming wolf hunts to start again after US court decision

CHEYENNE, WYO. Wyoming will hold a wolf hunt for the first time in four years this fall now that a federal court has lifted endangered species protection for wolves in the state, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department said Wednesday. Planning is now underway for the hunt in northwestern Wyoming, which will probably be similar […]

Swedish hunters kill 22 wolves in a week

Five wolves were shot by Swedish hunters on Saturday morning, meaning they have killed 22 out of the 24 wolves for which licences have been granted after just one week. Environmental campaigners sharply criticised the decision by the Supreme Administrative Court of Sweden’s decision to issue licenses to hunt wolves on December 30, accusing it […]

France Wolf Hunt Update

This report comes to WEI from a resident in France, close to the action: “Very well informed “Pro-wolves” are organizing raids to disturb the hunts in France. “This very morning they have turned up around a friend’s farm. Things are going to turn nasty in France. The farmers are armed … “We have informed the police […]

Hotly disputed: Court pulls plug on a wolf hunt

Sweden: A Swedish court has pulled the plug on a wolf hunt due to start yesterday, favouring animal rights activists in one of the country’s most hotly disputed environmental issues.