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Man accused of killing wolf in off-limits area


December 28, 2017

JACKSON (AP) — Wyoming officials say they caught a man with a wolf he’d shot illegally.

The man has been cited for hunting during a closed season, failure to tag the animal and shooting from a roadway.

Wyoming Game and Fish Department warden Jon Stephens says he got a tip in early December about a man pursuing wolf into an off-limits area outside Jackson.

Stephens tells the Jackson Hole News & Guide he intercepted the alleged poacher driving his pickup truck. Stephens says the man admitted to the crime after Stephens saw the dead wolf in a box in the pickup truck.

State officials aren...

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