Gray wolf found in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula near Battle Creek

From News Advocate Manistee:

During a January legal coyote hunt, a Michigan hunter reported that he harvested a large animal in Calhoun County. Genetic tests revealed the animal to be a gray wolf.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday that it is continuing to search for wolves in the Lower Peninsula. However, has found only a few signs of wolf presence in that part of Michigan since the state’s wolf population was re-established in the 1980s, according to a press release. Michigan’s known wolf population is in the Upper Peninsula, but they were once present statewide.


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