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Wildlife Biologists Believe Most Wolves Killed in the 2013 Wolf Hunt Belonged to Troublesome Packs

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State wildlife biologists say most of the wolves killed in the 2013 hunt likely belonged to packs that were causing problems for people.

The DNR says 17 of the Upper Peninsula kills happened in places with a reputation for wolves that repeatedly attack livestock or pets.

Officials say killing off some of those predator packs was part of their primary objective for the hunt.

In total, 23 gray wolves died in the state's first regulated hunt in nearly 40 years.