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Fewer wolves killed

Sun., Dec. 23, 2012

LEWISTON – Idaho Department of Fish and Game officials say hunters have killed 116 wolves this hunting season through Dec. 15, about the halfway point of the 2012-’13 wolf hunting season.

That’s down from 162 wolves killed by hunters at this time last year, the Lewiston Tribune reported.

So far this wolf trapping season, which started Nov. 15, hunters have taken 10 wolves.

Last season, hunters killed 255 wolves and trappers took another 124.

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