From the Union-Bulletin in Washington:

There are a minimum of 178 wolves in Washington, according to new information from state and tribal biologists published in late April.

Washington’s wolf population grew at least 24% between 2019 and 2020, despite the death of 16 wolves to legal hunting, lethal removal in response to conflict and natural mortality. There were 29 packs and 16 successful breeding pairs statewide.

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