Montana Outfitter Kills Sheep-Eating Wolf

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2  Updated at 12:26 pm, May 9th, 2013 By: Managing Editor
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(WEST YELLOWSTONE, MT) – A Montana man has shot and killed a collared wolf that wandered out of Yellowstone National Park. William Hoppe, an outspoken wolf opponent, legally shot a wolf on his property near Gardiner on Sunday. Hoppe says wolves killed nearly two dozen of his sheep late last month. He used one of two shoot-on-sight permits issued to him by state fish and wildlife officials following the initial attack. Biologists say the wolf was likely drawn to Hoppe’s property because the dead sheep were placed in a bone pile and left unburied.



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  • Brownbear

    THIS IS JUST HATEFUL!!!!! What a disrespectful dumbass to just leave his dead sheep in a pile; basically leaving bait for the wolf! This makes me sick. It should be illegal to kill a collared wolf. They don’t know the park boundaries. Come on!!!!!

  • Wolfhater

    Good going. I hope you kill another one. Bonus if you kill a collared one. Keep up the good work.