Southern Oregon wolf not thought to be hampered by injury

From the Mail Tribune:

Biologists with Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife say it’s unlikely OR-103 — a lone wolf that has killed three cattle in the Doak Mountain area near Klamath Falls in recent months — was seriously injured earlier this year when caught in a coyote leg-hold trap.

Arran Robertson, communications manager for Oregon Wild, an environmental organization, has questioned the use of traps with wolves. In an email, Robertson said OR-103 “was substantially injured in a coyote leghold trap, and that’s when he was fitted with a radio collar.”

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