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Wisconsin Wolf Management Faces Criticism As DNR Drafts Plan
Perhaps no creature on the Wisconsin landscape elicits more extreme reactions than the gray wolf.
The once nearly extinct population has rebounded, and while some believe there should be no wolf hunting season, a 2011 Wisconsin state law requires an annual harvest unless the wolf is under federal protection. The debate has intensified this year after a very brief and chaotic hunt happened in February, which saw 218 wolves killed, surpassing the quota by over 80% in under 72 hours.