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World's most famous wolf shot by hunters(WY)(Barf Alert)
ksl.com ^ | 10 December, 2012 | Self Newlin

Posted on 12/10/2012 2:32:15 PM PST by marktwain

SALT LAKE CITY — She was an alpha female known as 832F to scientists, but lovingly called " '06" by local tourists, after the year of her birth. She was the most famous wolf in all of Yellowstone National Park, and led the Lamar Canyon wolf pack.

832F wandered outside of the boundaries of Yellowstone National Park Thursday, where she was shot and killed — legally — by hunters in Wyoming. That was made possible by recently-passed federal and state regulations that allow the killing of wolves as game.

The changes have made headlines and caused controversy, with hunters and ranchers treating wolves as a threat to be eliminated, while conservationists and scientists are alarmed by the hunts that come so soon after wolvers were re-introduced into the area in 1995.

832F is so named because she was a research wolf. Scientists had fastened a $4,000 collar to her neck with GPS tracking technology that allowed them to track her movements and better understand both her habits and the life of the pack.

832F was also popular with tourists because of her immense size and ability as a hunter. Park wildlife experts said that she could take down animals on her own, according to the New York Times. Wolf advocates said that she was a devoted mother to her cubs as well as being leader of a relatively large pack.

She's the latest in a series of collared research wolves shot by hunters, with four being killed in the last few weeks.

Marc Cooke with the group Wolves of the Rockies alleged hunters were targeting collared animals, either for bragging rights or out of spite for wolf restoration in the Northern Rockies. Shooting a collared wolf is not illegal if it's done within state hunting regulations.

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A completely one sided article. Not one word on the necessity or desireablity of managing wolf populations.
1 posted on 12/10/2012 2:32:26 PM PST by marktwain
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To: marktwain

She was a good girl and was beginning to turn her
life around...


2 posted on 12/10/2012 2:34:27 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: marktwain

200 dollar phones have GPS tracking technology yet these collars cost the taxpayers $4000 each. I need to be selling something to uncle sam.


3 posted on 12/10/2012 2:35:50 PM PST by Newbomb Turk (Hey Newbomb, where's your brothers ElCamino ?)
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To: tet68

*Snort*


4 posted on 12/10/2012 2:37:10 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Newbomb Turk

The comments on the article are pretty well done.


5 posted on 12/10/2012 2:38:01 PM PST by marktwain
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To: marktwain

Worlds most famous wolf shot by hunters.

And here I thought this was about Bill Clinton...


6 posted on 12/10/2012 2:38:06 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tet68

Nah, Billy Jeff’s merely a dog.


7 posted on 12/10/2012 2:41:24 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Democrats are evil. Republicans are stupid.)
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To: marktwain

Hopefully, the next human eaten by wolves is the author.


8 posted on 12/10/2012 2:44:41 PM PST by exnavy (Got ammo, Godspeed!)
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To: Newbomb Turk

I have heard of “locals” and “tourists”, but what are “local tourists?” And how are all these local tourists observing her hunting habits? 06 is a gonner.


9 posted on 12/10/2012 2:47:09 PM PST by healy61
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To: marktwain
Our settlers shot the damn wolves because they were killing stock. They did just right. We're the nutsy ones.

Message to Enviro nazis....IT IS NOT 1800 !!

10 posted on 12/10/2012 2:50:48 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: tet68

lol


11 posted on 12/10/2012 2:51:00 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: marktwain
I think the wolf reintroduction program has been such a resounding success that we should replicate it all along both the east and west coasts. Every native predator should be brought up to historical populations. Start in VA, then NY and CA. Hundreds of wolves and cougars should be let loose in Washington DC, NYC, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, et al.

Share the joy!

12 posted on 12/10/2012 2:51:52 PM PST by TChris ("Hello", the politician lied.)
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To: marktwain

Shooting a collared wolf is not illegal
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Gee, I didn’t know wolves had their own clergy.

Also, I am fairly well read, not the dumbest guy in the block but I have to resort to a Joe Don Looney quote (well almost) when asked about the Super Bowl being the means to all ends.
“If it were so important why do we have one every year”?
“How can you claim it is so popular when Millions of people in China don’t have a clue”.

The first I ever heard of this wolf was about 5 minutes ago so it can’t be all that famous???


13 posted on 12/10/2012 2:55:09 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: marktwain

I thought this was the world’s most famous wolf,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOg5VxrRTi0


14 posted on 12/10/2012 2:56:13 PM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: TChris
Share the joy!

Amen.

Spandex on the joggers, bicyclers and hikers is not a wolf or cougar repellent.

They need to find this out the hard way.

15 posted on 12/10/2012 2:56:49 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: TChris
Exactly. These liberal airheads want to feel good about themselves, thinking there are wolfs et al still roaming about, but in a place that will not affect themselves in the slightest. They don't give a damn about some rancher's livelihood. Set some wolves loose in SanFran and see how quickly they start whistling a different tune.
16 posted on 12/10/2012 2:57:34 PM PST by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12)
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To: marktwain

Odd, I thought the most famous wolf in the world was killed by a wood-cutter. (And the runner up boiled in a kettle by three little pigs.)

(Sometimes the most famous exemplars of a type are fictional.)


17 posted on 12/10/2012 3:00:37 PM PST by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know...)
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To: marktwain

Yes. The comments are good. I was all ready to rip into the hunters, but the comments gave me some new information that caused me to rethink my position.


18 posted on 12/10/2012 3:03:37 PM PST by EveningStar
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To: marktwain
I thought the most famous wolf shot was "Limpy"...

Limpy: The Story of Wolf 253

Wolf 253 (also known as "Hoppy" or "Limpy") one of 1,500 gray wolves that lost federal protections in March when the federal government "delisted" wolves from the Endangered Species Act / Photo courtesy Steve Justad

He was known by the nicknames of "Limpy" or "Hoppy," depending on who you talk to; the name comes from an old injury that left him crippled for life. His official designation was Wolf 253, part of the wolf population brought back from the verge of extinction in the northern Rockies, and one of 1,500 gray wolves that lost federal protections in March when the federal government "delisted" wolves from the Endangered Species Act.

And on March 28, 2008, he was shot dead.


19 posted on 12/10/2012 3:03:37 PM PST by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: marktwain

Also leaves out the part where these are Canadian Timberwolves not indiginous to the Northwest. They are humongous, aggressive and scary.

Hunters out calling up Elk are now finding themselves confronted by these monsters. They are killing hunting dogs like its going out of style and decimating the Elk herds.


20 posted on 12/10/2012 3:06:32 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: TChris
Share the joy!

I entirely agree. Maybe the cloning people can get to work on the dire wolf and sabre-toothed tiger remains they find at LaBrea Tar Pits in Los Angeles. The clones can be released to re-populate their natural habitat.

21 posted on 12/10/2012 3:06:49 PM PST by Bernard Marx
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To: marktwain
A completely one sided article. Not one word on the necessity or desireablity of managing wolf populations.

What is needed is a program to manage inner city populations.....not wolf.
22 posted on 12/10/2012 3:08:23 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (Read SCOTUS Castle Rock vs Gonzales before dialing 911!)
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To: tet68
She was a good girl and was beginning to turn her life around...

...and was an aspiring rap artist.

23 posted on 12/10/2012 3:11:32 PM PST by Bob
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To: marktwain
A completely one sided article. Not one word on the necessity or desireablity of managing wolf populations.
...while conservationists and scientists are alarmed by the hunts that come so soon after wolvers were re-introduced into the area in 1995.

These parasites of society (conservationists and "scientists") whether private or public, are always anti-people, plus they struggle violently to make sure that THEY are the only ones annointed enough to enjoy nature generally, and public lands specifically.

I hate the delusional controllers, and I'm neither a hunter, hiker or the outdoorsty type. But I like to think that if I ever become one, I won't have to fight the army of otherwise unemployable, delusional ones.

24 posted on 12/10/2012 3:19:26 PM PST by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: marktwain

If they didnt want the thing shot they should have put an orange vest on it.


25 posted on 12/10/2012 3:23:26 PM PST by Brooklyn Attitude (Obama being re-elected is the political equivalent of OJ being found not guilty.)
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To: marktwain

“The changes have made headlines and caused controversy, with hunters and ranchers treating wolves as a threat to be eliminated, while conservationists and scientists are alarmed by the hunts that come so soon after wolvers were re-introduced into the area in 1995.”

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“832F was also popular with tourists because of her immense size and ability as a hunter. Park wildlife experts said that she could take down animals on her own, according to the New York Times. Wolf advocates said that she was a devoted mother to her cubs as well as being leader of a relatively large pack.”

Gee, wonder why the ranchers considered her a “threat”???


26 posted on 12/10/2012 3:25:43 PM PST by GilesB
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To: marktwain

Genetically, wolves are just another breed of dog. Kill all the wild ones.


27 posted on 12/10/2012 3:27:44 PM PST by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: tet68

When’s the car wash?


28 posted on 12/10/2012 3:29:16 PM PST by TaMoDee ( Lassez les bons temps rouler dans les 2012! Allez Pack!)
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To: marktwain

I guess she’s a Zomby Woof now.


29 posted on 12/10/2012 3:31:05 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: TaMoDee

Right, where are the prepubescent teenage girls with
ponytails standing in the mall parking lots.

Save the wolves Carwash!
Pictures of cuddly wolf pups, etc


30 posted on 12/10/2012 3:36:35 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: marktwain

It doesn’t matter to the anti-hunting people if there five hundred wolves or five million. It wouldn’t matter if the wolves were not only taking livestock but killing the occasional human. Ditto for deer hunting where I live. At one point I hit four deer in five years. There were just too many, and the number of motorists and bikers killed in collisions with deer was rising. But the anti-hunters don’t care. These are the people for whom animals are just as important as humans.


31 posted on 12/10/2012 3:36:50 PM PST by driftless2
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To: tet68
She was a good girl and was beginning to turn her life around...

She was a straight A student, and if Obama had a wolf, it would look just like her.
Her neighbors said she was quiet and kept to herself, mostly.

32 posted on 12/10/2012 3:42:57 PM PST by Teacher317 ('Tis time to fear when tyrants seem to kiss.)
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To: marktwain

Haters!


33 posted on 12/10/2012 3:46:01 PM PST by gotribe
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To: marktwain
832F is so named because she was a research wolf.

What were her conclusions on the effectiveness of rifle ammunition?

34 posted on 12/10/2012 3:53:38 PM PST by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: tet68

A close friend of mine, a wildlife biologist and close neighbor, had a canid 89% wolf. My friend build her a habitat on her wooded property, but she was just as welcome in the house. Loved that animal. When I was helping with my friend’s move we were taking a breather, siting on the stairs. This ‘wolf’ sat next to me with a canine smile and hitched me down one step.


35 posted on 12/10/2012 3:54:16 PM PST by ArmyTeach ( Videteco eos prius (See 'em first) Sculpin 191)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd
Set some wolves loose in SanFran and see how quickly they start whistling a different tune.

Well, they might eliminate any homeless people issues .....

36 posted on 12/10/2012 3:56:09 PM PST by MissMagnolia ("It is when a people forget God that tyrants forge their chains" - Patrick Henry)
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To: marktwain
World's most famous wolf shot by hunters

From what I've read about Virginia, she deserved it..........

37 posted on 12/10/2012 3:57:10 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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To: GilesB

In other words, wolves are self-sufficient, independent and family oriented. WHY, then, do leftists love them so much???;)


38 posted on 12/10/2012 4:16:09 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: Frank_2001

Now if we can lure out some more of the wolves in Yellowstone Park, perhaps the elk herd will be able to survive. I would LOVE to lure wolves out of the local Fed. Wildlife Area near me now that we have a wolf season. The wolves here have almost desimated the entire deer heard. Time for the wolf population to be reduced BIG TIME.


39 posted on 12/10/2012 4:23:06 PM PST by DaveA37
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To: TChris

I like the way you think.


40 posted on 12/10/2012 4:27:05 PM PST by Gator113 (**WHO in the hell gave the damn order to NOT rescue our men in Benghazi?**)
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To: marktwain

Wolves were reintroduced by liberals in an effort to impose gun control. One of the strong arguments for private firearms is that hunting is a more humane way of controlling the ungulate (deer, elk, moose) population than starvation and disease. The liberals could care less about elk and moose. What they want is complete control of all firearms in our country. Liberals don’t have any problem with guns as long as they get to decide who the guns are pointed at. Wolves were reintroduced to reduce the ungulate populations to the point where hunting would have to be stopped. Then, they would start asking what people needed rifles for. They’re clever rats.


41 posted on 12/10/2012 4:44:08 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: marktwain

Obama’s Fault!


42 posted on 12/10/2012 4:47:22 PM PST by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: penelopesire

You’re right, he gave her the Obamaphone, and tied it to her neck.


43 posted on 12/10/2012 5:01:12 PM PST by palmer (Jim, please bill me 50 cents for this completely useless post)
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To: blueunicorn6

Wolves hammer our moose in the winter, bears when they calve in early June. I actually see wolf tracks on my wood lot trail behind the house. We had wolves in our garbage cans 2 years back at 3 in the morning; when I set up game cam, they never came back. I’m the last one that wants all the wolves gone, just need responsible wolf control as the standard of game management. Fed park rangers all say if visitors don’t hear & see wolves; they ain’t doing their job; I want to see moose myself.


44 posted on 12/10/2012 5:03:44 PM PST by Eska
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To: Newbomb Turk

“Obamacollar”. Wolf also got 250 minutes and free texting...


45 posted on 12/10/2012 5:13:35 PM PST by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: Red in Blue PA
What is needed is a program to manage inner city populations.....not wolf.

Truth be known, the wolves can probably do that.

46 posted on 12/10/2012 5:13:53 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: Hot Tabasco

Who deserved it?

Virginia Woolf?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virginia_Woolf


47 posted on 12/10/2012 5:27:10 PM PST by Redcitizen (.)
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To: xrmusn
Shooting a collared wolf is not illegal

Not only that but it is legal (at least in Idaho) to hunt them by tracking the radio signals from the collar.

48 posted on 12/10/2012 5:36:39 PM PST by atomic_dog
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To: elkfersupper

“Spandex on the joggers, bicyclers and hikers is not a wolf or cougar repellent.”

Question: What do apex predators call Spandex-Nazi’s (AKA bikers?

Answer: Meals on wheels.


49 posted on 12/10/2012 6:02:16 PM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."..)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

“Hunters out calling up Elk are now finding themselves confronted by these monsters.”

In the case of Fang v. Gunpowder, bet on gunpowder.

Smart wolves learn to go towards birders tweeting up rare birds. Birders don’t usually carry guns, and are usually possessed of a higher fat content (’specially between the ears).


50 posted on 12/10/2012 6:06:36 PM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."..)
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