Tests Confirm Mystery Animal Shot in Montana Was a Wolf

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials initially weren't certain what the creature was when a rancher shot it.

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The mystery is over: Wildlife officials have confirmed that an unusual-looking animal shot in central Montana was a gray wolf. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials initially weren't certain what the creature was when a rancher shot it in May. They noted the legs, front claws and canine teeth were shorter and its ears were bigger than normally seen on wolves. The agency said Monday that an inspection of the animal… Read at AP News

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