DNR estimates wolf population up 13%
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin wildlife officials estimate the number of wolves in the state has increased by about 13% from last year.
The state Department of Natural Resources said Thursday that surveys put the overwinter population between 1,034 to 1,057 wolves.
The 2018-19 estimate was 914 to 978 wolves. The number of packs detected increased from 243 to 256.
The agency believes that based on modeling the actual wolf population is 1,195 wolves.
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