Standards updated to confirm livestock killings by wolves in Arizona, New Mexico

From KTAR News:

PHOENIX — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services released a new set of standards to confirm livestock killings by Mexican wolves in Arizona and New Mexico.

The document states confirmation that a Mexican wolf was responsible for depredation requires subcutaneous hemorrhage and underlying tissue damage be present on carcasses, which would show the animal was still alive when an attack occurred. Wolves also scavenge on carrion, which has led to false blame.

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