6 wolves poisoned in northeast Washington, reward offered
Six dead grey wolves have been discovered, according to state wildlife officials, who claim that the animals are being poisoned to death in a rural area of northeastern Washington state.
According to the state Fish and Wildlife Department, four carcasses were found in February and two more were found recently.
According to toxicology findings, all six of the wolves' deaths were caused by poisoning, the department reported.
Since last year, Fish and Wildlife police have been conducting investigations.
The federal government has declared grey wolves endangered in the western two-thirds of the state, and the state has categorised them as endangered.
The wolves, who are a part of the Wedge pack, prowl Stevens County's northeastern region.
At the end of 2021, according to Fish and Wildlife officials, there were 206 recognised wolves in 33 packs in Washington.