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Individual cited for illegally possessing live wolf

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KIFI) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department investigated and cited an individual who was found to be in possession of a live wolf.

The individual was cited for a misdemeanor violation of Wyoming Game and Fish Commission regulations, Chapter 10, Importation and Possession of Live Warm-Blooded Wildlife.

  • Per Wyo Stat. Ann. 23-1-304 (d)(vi) any information regarding wolves taken in Wyoming is not a public record.
  • Per Wyo. Stat. Ann. 6-3-1008 (a)(vii) animal cruelty charges are not applicable to predatory animals.
  • Predatory animals are defined in Wyo. Stat. Ann. 23-1-101(a)(viii)(B).
  • Misdemeanor fines are set in state statute.
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