Posted at 12:46 PM on January 26, 2012
by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Environment
Prospects for a gray wolf hunt are triggering discussion and news stories around Minnesota. With the animal officially removed from the federal endangered species list on Friday, expectations for a hunt are growing.
Wolf population 'out of control' the Hibbing Daily Tribune wrote earlier this week.
"They are eating people's pets, they'll come right onto porches and snatch a dog or cat, they have been spotted on playgrounds and kill livestock such as sheep and cattle," stae Rep. David Dill told the paper. "The gray wolf is just a superior, super predator."
In Wisconsin, Some residents will be able hunt problem wolves as early as next week, WDIO reports.