State numbers of wolves 4.5 times greater than in 2011

A gray wolf.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
A gray wolf.



OLYMPIA — Wolves from the Smackout pack in Stevens County and the Togo pack in Ferry County will have their numbers reduced after continued attacks on cattle forced Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Kelly Susewind to authorize lethal removal of one or two members of both packs.

The decision was announced Wednesday, Nov...

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