[Tweeters] Injured Wolf/Mostly Okanogan Co

Paul Bannick paul.bannick at gmail.com
Tue Dec 24 11:46:38 PST 2013

Can anyone tell me where in the Highlands this unfortunate animal was seen?


On Tuesday, December 24, 2013, Diane W wrote:

> Stephan Schlick reported:


> “The personal highlight was seeing a total of 6 GRAY WOLVES at 2

> different locations in the Highlands today: A pack of 5 and a single, badly

> injured animal. The injured wolf was missing a front leg (big wound) and

> could not use one of his hind legs. If you know who I can contact to report

> details, please let me know.”


> Most likely the injuries were caused by humans and the leg was probably

> caught in a steel jaw trap, which is illegal to use in Washington. I

> responded directly to Stephan, but since we are the ones out there watching

> wildlife, we should all be prepared to report crimes against wildlife.


> According to the WDFW website

> http://wdfw.wa.gov/enforcement/reporting_violations.html you can call,

> text, email, or report violations online. If the poaching activity is in

> progress, call 911. Otherwise call *1-877-933-9847*, text by entering*

> WDFWTIP (a space) and the Report and send to: 847411 (TIP411), *email

> reportpoaching at dfw.wa.gov <javascript:_e({}, 'cvml',

> 'reportpoaching at dfw.wa.gov');> or report online. According to the

> website, all reports are completely anonymous.


> Diane Weinstein

> Issaquah





Paul L. Bannick
Nature and Bird Photography
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