The Idaho Fish and Game has issued a press release asking for information regarding the death of six wolves.
Is poison involved? Anyone who plans on visiting the area should be cautious about taking along their dogs.
Here is the press release:
Contact: Jon Heggen 208-334-3738
For Immediate Release
Fish and Game Seeks Information on Dead Wolves
The Idaho Department of Fish and Game is investigating the deaths of six juvenile wolves on national forest land north of Fairfield.
Fish and Game conservation officers found the partially decomposed wolves on Friday, August 21.
Preliminary necropsies have been performed. But the cause of death is still unknown. Additional test results are forthcoming.
Anyone with information is asked to the Citizens’ Against Poaching hotline at 1-800-632-5999, or Fish and Game’s Magic Valley regional office at 208-324-4359. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward for information leading to a citation or conviction.