Center for Biological Diversity
AUG 24, 2021 —
A new hunt was just approved in Wisconsin allowing the killing of 300 wolves.
When a similar hunt was allowed there earlier this year, trophy hunters gunned down 218 wolves in just 72 hours. Now the war on wolves is escalating even further.
Wisconsin is becoming Exhibit A for why wolves need their federal Endangered Species Act protection restored. The state even has a law thatrequiresa wolf hunt each year.
The newly announced 300-wolf quota is more than double the number recommended by a state wildlife agency. Last winter’s slaughter annihilated at least 20% of the state’s wolf population.
Wisconsin allows hunters to use despicable techniques to kill wolves, including using dogs to hunt them down. More tags are sold to kill wolves…
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