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Leader of the Pack: A timber wolf peers back at the camera in this U.S. Fish and Wildlife Office photo.

White Earth acts to ban wolf hunting

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A new era in Minnesota hunting kicks off Saturday, as the gray wolf hunt starts at sunrise. But some area permit-holders are going to be disappointed.


The White Earth Indian Reservation declared the entire reservation a wolf sanctuary and no wolf hunting will be allowed.

The gray or timber wolf was removed from the endangered species list in January and the Minnesota Legislature quickly passed a wolf hunting bill, which Gov. Mark Dayton signed during the 2012 session.

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