A necropsy of the animal was performed by the Service's National Forensics Laboratory in Ashland, Oregon. Test results of the stomach contents conclude that the animal had been feeding on deer.
The animal, wolf R-12 from the group of 14 wolves reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in 1995, was found shot along county road 112, in an area used extensively for snowmobiling. It is believed the wolf was killed at the site.
Information relative to the case can be given anonymously and the caller would still be eligible to receive the reward monies.
With additional information provided by witnesses and further analysis of evidence by investigators, law enforcement agents are hopeful of solving the case in the near future.
Anyone with information about the wolf's death may contact Fish and Wildlife Service Special Agent Roy Brown in Lander, Wyoming, at (307) 332-7607, or any Service Special Agent, as well as any law enforcement agent with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.
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