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DNR addresses wolf concerns in advance of firearm deer hunting season

Nov 01, 2018 11:34AM ● By Editor

Joe Friedrichs- Thu, 11/01/2018 - 10:13 am

This fall there were reports in Cook County of wolves encroaching on hunters, in particular, bear hunters.  

These reports included incidents where wolves aggressively circled beneath hunters perched in tree stands, followed hunters as they walked through the local woods and at least one report of wolves attempting to eat a dead bear after it was harvested by a bear hunter.

The Minnesota firearms deer-hunting season opens Saturday, Nov. 3. In this interview, WTIP's Joe Friedrichs talks wolves and deer in Cook County and the North Shore region with Dan Stark, a large carnivore specialist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 

Follow this link to listen to the audio:

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