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Rancher kills wolf 40 miles east of Billings


February 7, 2019

BILLINGS – A rancher legally harvested a wolf on his property 40 miles east of Billings last Tuesday. The rancher, who held a Montana wolf hunting license, said he harvested the wolf after it chased some of his cattle away from a coulee where he was feeding them, north of the Yellowstone River.

The wolf was a young male and weighed about 100 pounds. The rancher said he did not see other wolves and did not believe the animal killed or injured any of his cattle. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials inspected and tagged the animal Tuesday.

FWP wolf specialist Abbie Nelson said there...

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