The Timber Wolf in Wisconsin: The Death and Life Pf a Majestic Predator

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In early 1958, in the far northern town of Cornucopia, Wisconsin's "last" timber wolf was accidentally run over by an automobile. The "humane" intention to end the animal's suffering produced a grisly aftermath: the wolf survived the impact of the car, was bludgeoned with a tire iron twice but survived, and finally had its throat slit with a restaurant knife. This horrifying scene is certainly an apt (if appalling) symbol of the timber wolf's early fate in Wisconsin. Feared, detested, hunted down for state-authorized ...

The Timber Wolf in Wisconsin: The Death and Life Pf a Majestic Predator 1993, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299139445

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