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Home > Mexican Wolves > About The Project > Mexican Wolf Monthly Report: April 2015

Mexican Wolf Monthly Report: April 2015

by Mark MacAllister

Page 3 : Mortalities and Depredation Incidents

Wolf Mortalities
No significant activity to report.

Depredation Incidents
During May there were ten livestock depredation reports involving wolves and one nuisance report.
  • On May 4, Wildlife Services investigated a dead calf on private property near the lower Frisco River in New Mexico. The investigation determined that the cow had been killed by domestic dogs.
  • On May 5, Wildlife Services investigated a dead calf near Strayhorse in Arizona. The investigation determined the calf was killed by a wolf.
  • On May 7, Wildlife Services investigated a dead cow in New Mexico. The investigation determined the cow died of unknown causes.
  • On May 7, Wildlife Services investigated a several dead calves south of Lyman Lake in Arizona. The calves had been killed by coyotes.
  • On May 8, Wildlife Services investigated a dead calf near Strayhorse in Arizona. The investigation determined the calf was killed by a wolf.
  • On May 9, Wildlife Services investigated two dead yearling cows near Gallo Mountain New Mexico. The investigation determined the cows had been killed by wolves.
  • On May 9, Wildlife Services investigated a dead cow in New Mexico. The investigation determined the cow was killed by wolves.
  • On May 17, Wildlife Services investigated a dead calf on private land in New Mexico. The investigation confirmed the cow had been killed by a wolf.
  • On May 18, researchers received several reports from New Mexico about a wolf in close proximity to people and buildings. Researchers determined it was wolf M1130, who was released in April with Rim Pack AF1305. On May 20, after several attempts to capture M1130, a lethal removal order was issued. On May 20, the lethal removal order was carried out for M1130.
  • On May 20, Wildlife Services investigated a dead calf near Strayhorse in Arizona. The investigation confirmed the cow had been killed by a wolf.
  • On May 21, Wildlife Services investigated a dead calf in near the Magas Ranch in New Mexico. The investigation determined the calf was killed by a wolf.
  • On May 28, Wildlife Services investigated four injured calves near Strayhorse in Arizona. The investigation determined the calves had been injured by a wolf.

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