26 wild wolves died in Oregon last year, up from 10 in 2020; most deaths caused by humans

From KCBY.com in Oregon:

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon reported 26 wild wolf deaths in 2021, up from 10 in 2020.

The Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife said 21 of the 26 deaths were human-caused, due to poaching, collisions with vehicles, or lethal control measures imposed by the state in response to wolves preying on livestock.

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