[Tweeters] Injured Wolf/Mostly Okanogan Co
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');> or report online. According to the
> website, all reports are completely anonymous.
> Diane Weinstein
Paul L. Bannick
Nature and Bird Photography
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