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Wolf hunt opponents petition to stop season

A group opposed to the hunting and trapping of gray wolves is petitioning the Department of Natural Resources to cancel this year's planned wolf hunt in Minnesota. Howling for Wolves also has a billboard campaign in the Twin Cities. The group is rallying at the DNR headquarters in St. Paul on Thursday.
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The group Howling for Wolves is circling in St. Paul Thursday for a rally at the Department of Natural Resources, the Associated Press says. The group plans to petition the state Thursday to stop the wolf hunt season in Minnesota, scheduled for November.

The activists oppose a hunting season given that the gray wolf was just this year removed from the endangered species list.

Howling for Wolves' Maureen Hackett tells MPR the wolves may not have rebounded as well as state officials believe.

Hackett recently talked about the campaign with WCCO:

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