Madison, Wis. State and federal officials are investigating the illegal shooting of four wolves in Douglas, Price, Clark, and Juneau counties in Wisconsin during the 2001 deer hunting season.
In Wisconsin, wolves are on the state threatened species list
and the federal endangered species list.
One shooter has been arrested in connection with the shooting of
the wolf in Price County. In other cases, $4,000 rewards have been
posted for information leading to the apprehension and conviction
of those responsible for killing the wolves. Anyone with
information about the wolf killings may call the Wisconsin DNR at