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Wyoming Tribes Propose Wolf Hunt Buffer Zone

  JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A Native American advocacy group is asking Wyoming wildlife managers for a ban on killing wolves along a wide swath of land bordering Yellowstone National Park. A request by Protect the Wolves to the Wyoming Fish and Game Department seeks a temporary suspension of wolf hunting altogether and a 31-mile no-hunting “sacred resource protection safety zone” along the park’s outskirts in northwest Wyoming.... Continue Reading
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Grizzly Bear Relocated in Wyoming

CODY, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming wildlife managers have captured and relocated an adult male grizzly bear. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says the bear was trapped and relocated on April 29 about 16 miles northwest of Cody. The agency says the bear was captured while wildlife managers were attempting to mitigate a human-bear conflict that involved another bear getting into garbage.... Continue Reading
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Mountain Goats Gaining in Numbers in NW Wyoming

  JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The population of non-native mountain goats is growing prolifically in the Teton Range in northwest Wyoming, while the number of native bighorn sheep is in a noticeable decline. Counting bighorn sheep from a helicopter for the last three years, Wyoming Game and Fish Department biologists tallied no more than 57 bighorns in the Tetons, a considerable drop from counts of 96 in 2008.... Continue Reading