U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar says federal officials have pledged money to restart the wolf trapping program in Minnesota.
Some scientists say restoring wolves in the West could help restore the Canada lynx, a threatened species.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hosts a public meeting in northern Minnesota on Tuesday night on its latest proposal to take the gray wolf off the endangered species list Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.
Three days after Minnesota Zoo handlers shot and killed an endangered wolf that escaped its enclosure, officials there are still defending their actions to residents who wonder why the wolf couldn’t just have been tranquilized.
A Mexican wolf was shot and killed after it got out of its enclosure at the Minnesota Zoo Wednesday morning.
Congressional budget cuts could jeopardize a federal program that controls wolves that attack or threaten farm animals or pets in Minnesota.