Reader's view: Using dogs to hunt wolves is equivalent to dog fighting
Published 02/10/2013, Duluth News Tribune
Wisconsin’s wolf hunt is over. It ended two full months early due to the “success” of reaching quotas in six zones. Total dead wolves, per the Department of Natural Resources: 238, including 117 killed in the hunt, 75 killed for depredation problems, 22 killed in collisions with motor vehicles, 19 illegally killed and five found dead of unknown reasons. These numbers do not reflect the many other illegal kills, not detected. And hey, guess what? Some wolves actually die of natural causes.Word count: 297
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