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Giant Idaho Wolves
The Giant Wolves Of Idaho
Have you heard about the size of the wolves in Idaho? Rumor has it that they are huge. The story is that the wolf population in Idaho was decimated. The plan was to introduce Canadian Timber wolves to the state with the goal of a population of 100 wolves in the state. Guess what, the wolves flourished.
It is estimated that there are between 800 and 2000 wolves in Idaho today. The thing is, the Canadian wolves usually get up to about 140 pounds. The wolves in Idaho are getting up to 180 wolves and maybe even heavier. The Idaho wolves are also reported to hunt in packs of up to 20 wolves.
Here I would like to show you some pictures of the wolves who have been hunted and to show you just how deadly they can be.
Idaho Wolves Attack And Kill Mountain Lion - When Idaho Predators Clash
Here is a story about the stregnth of ferocity of the Idaho wolves. A mountain lion was feeding on an elk when it was attacked and killed by an unknown number of Idaho Wolves. The kill took place near Sun Valley, Idaho, about a quarter mile outside Parker Gulch. Autopsy results sho that the kill came when wolves took out the lions throat. Follow the following link to read the full story. by the Idaho Mountain Press.
photo credit Wily Cook
Wolf Hunts In Idaho
To help to combat the rising population of wolves in Idaho, hunting has been allowed. The goal is to lower the wolf population back down to 100.
One of the main reasons for lowering the wolf population has been to help to increase the elk population.
Photo credit US Fish and Wildlife Service