Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Colorado wolverine that went missing confirmed killed in North Dakota

The lone wolverine that wandered Colorado for at least three years has been identified as the animal killed in North Dakota last month. Officials in North Dakota say the wolverine, identified as M56, was harassing livestock when a rancher shot him. A North Dakota state law allows residents to kill furbearers only in protection of livestock, and officials determined the killing of M56 was justified. "It's been a unique story. It has caught the attention of many," said Jeb Williams, division chief for the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. Wolverine M56 will end his days displayed in a full body mount at a furbearer exhibit in North Dakota's Game and Fish headquarters — the first wolverine in the exhibit...more

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