11 Dec '12, 2pm

Shot Dead: Yellowstone’s Most Famous Wolf

Shot Dead: Yellowstone’s Most Famous Wolf

Yellowstone’s most famous grey wolf, beloved by tourists and researchers alike, was shot and killed by a hunter last Thursday just outside of the park’s boundary in Montana. The murder is considered legal, since it occurred outside Yellowstone National Park. The female wolf was a popular attraction for many visitors and was heavily studied by researchers who follow the migratory patterns of these animals in the area. From The New York Times : The wolf, known as 832F to researchers, was the alpha female of the park’s highly visible Lamar Canyon pack and had become so well known that some wildlife watchers referred to her as a “rock star.” The animal had been a tourist favorite for most of the past six years. The wolf was fitted with a $4,000 collar with GPS tracking technology, which is being returned, said Daniel Stahler, a project director for Yellowstone’s wolf program. ...

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