Man admits killing endangered wolf but avoids prison time, Oregon prosecutors say

From the Sacramento Bee:

An Oregon man pleaded guilty on Monday to killing an endangered gray wolf as the animal walked away from him, but he won’t face prison time under his sentencing agreement, prosecutors said.

Colton Dick, a 22-year-old from Oakridge, Oregon, was charged with one count of unlawfully taking an endangered species, which carries up to a year in prison, a year of supervised release and a $100,000 fine, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Oregon said in a news release.

Click here for the full story.