Wolf found in New Brunswick for first time in 150 years, testing confirms

| May 15, 2012
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Genetic testing has confirmed that an animal fatally shot last month by a hunter in northern New Brunswick was a wolf. The surprising finding marks the first confirmed wolf sighting in the province in 150 years. “Wolves are considered to be extinct in New Brunswick and there is no evidence that a breeding population has established itself here,” the provincial Natural Resources Department said in a statement Wednesday.

View the original article here: Wolf found in New Brunswick for first time in 150 years, testing confirms – Winnipeg Free Press

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