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Yellowstone National Park Offers $25,000 Reward For Wolf Shooting Information

One of the Yellowstone National Park's best-known wolves had to be put down after being found injured.
One of the Yellowstone National Park's best-known wolves had to be put down after being found injured.

Yellowstone National Park has increased the reward for information about the shooting of one of the park’s most well-known wolves. This more than a month after offering an initial reward. “We encourage anyone who has information to share that information with the National Park Service Investigative Services branch," says Park spokesperson Morgan Warthin. "And the park will continue to provide more information about this ongoing investigation as it is available."

The Park originally offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible. But due to an outpouring of donations, the park is now offering up to $25,000. Any money left over will be used for future wildlife crimes in the park.

Park officials euthanized the injured wolf after hikers found it in the park, near Gardiner. The alpha female of the Canyon Pack was one of the most recognizable and sought after wolves by park visitors to view and photograph.

If you have any information to share:

Call the ISB Tip Line: 888-653-0009

Text to: 202-379-4761

Online: www.nps.gov/isb and click "Submit a Tip"

Email nps_isb@nps.gov

Message via Facebook @InvestigativeServicesNPS or Twitter @SpecialAgentNPS

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