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Minnesota DNR to allow more licenses, set higher harvest level for 2014 wolf hunt

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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources on Thursday announced the parameters for the 2014 wolf hunting and trapping season, adding 500 additional licenses over last year’s total and increasing the total number of wolves that can be killed by nearly 14 percent.


The DNR said it will make 3,800 hunting and trapping licenses available for the coming season and will allow up to 250 wolves to be killed before the seasons are closed, up from 220 last year.

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