This is a Mexican wolf in summer pelage. Please do
not make the mistake of thinking it is an inbred coyote or feral dog and
shoot anything that looks like this. Honestly folks this is what
we are all under such stress about, and so many of them have been shot
now one can see why. As you can see this one was shot (with a
camera) close up and he does have a collar on although the FWS does not
seem to know of his, it's existence in the area.
I saw this pathetic specimen on the road from Big Lake at 10AM. They ought to be reported for animal abuse.
I asked a FWS wilf person re the presence on tagged animals in that
> area and she was not aware of any. Interestingly David Brown
runs 1000 in that area and he denied any kills/sightings. Pete