Wolf “mistaken for coyote” shot in Utah

A coyote hunter killed a wild wolf which had moved from the Grand Canyon area back into its historic range.  Coyote can be “shot on sight” in Utah.  Commercial ranching and misinformation place incredible pressure on grey wolves and coyote, yet wolves and other wild canid species are critical for the health of the environment.  http://faint-traces.blogspot.com/2014/04/predators-affect-all-aspects-of-their.html

A couple of different takes on it are here:
http://www.livescience.com/49288-gray-wolf-shot-in-utah.html
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/12/31/us-usa-wolf-idUSKBN0K900X20141231

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Smokebeard has hiked the 2652 mile Pacific Crest Trail, the 2160+ mile Appalachian Trail, the 73+ mile Great Glen Cycle Route, all 46 of the Adirondack High Peaks, the 78+ mile Rhode Island North/South Trail, and the Saranac Six. He is also a certified Leave No Trace Trainer. A former MATC Caretaker in the Piazza Rock/Saddleback area, he’s passionate about applying Leave No Trace as an ethical system. His latest adventure was a 3 week thruhike of the 273 mile Long Trail in Vermont.

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