FILE - In this April 18, 2008, file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife is a gray wolf, the species that would lose federal protection in most of the Lower 48 states under a proposal made in June, 2013, by wildlife officials. Newly released documents show that officials in many states lobbied for sharp limits on wolf protections before the government announced its plan. (AP Photo/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Gary Kramer, File)
Minnesota’s wolf population down from 2008
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DULUTH -- A survey across Minnesota’s northern forest last winter showed the state has about 2,211 wolves, down some from the most recent survey in 2008.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced the revised estimate today after a winter-long survey taken by biologists and other wildlife experts.
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