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Wolf Struck by Car in Grundy County, IL

A “wolf like animal” found dead along Nettle School Road, a roadway north of I-80 in Grundy County, Illinois, on February 13, 2015, has been confirmed to be a gray wolf, related to those in the Great Lakes population.  The … Continue reading

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Wild Wolf Confirmed in Denmark

A team of researchers from Aarhus University and the Danish National History Museum have confirmed that at least one male wolf has moved into the Jutland area.  The wolf likely dispersed from the southern, German part of the peninsula.  Germany … Continue reading

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Illinois Works To Give Possible Dispersing Wolves Legal Protection

Although wolves, bears, and cougars do not officially have active breeding populations in Illinois, it is possible that they will move back in someday.  State lines do not mean anything to dispersing animals, and individuals leaving populations in nearby states … Continue reading

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First Wolf in Iowa in 89 Years Mistaken for Coyote, Shot By Hunter

A man hunting coyotes in Fairbank, Iowa, in northwest Buchanan County, shot an animal which turned out to be a wolf — the first documented wolf in Iowa in 89 years.  The last wolf sighting in Iowa was recorded in … Continue reading

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Wolf Sighted In Czech Republic

A hidden trail camera has captured the image of a wolf crossing a remote clearing in the Czech Republic, near the rural town of Doksy.  Wolves have not been seen in the area for one hundred years. Environmental expert Miroslav … Continue reading

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