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Reward increased to $25K for info about Yellowstone wolf death

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. – Yellowstone National Park is offering a reward of $25,000 for information about the shooting death of a rare white wolf near Gardiner, Montana.

The wolf is believed to have been shot April 10 or 11. Wildlife managers have euthanized the 12-year-old female wolf after hikers found injured.

Park superintendent Dan Wenk says by an outpouring of donations from the park located, Yellowstone Resources Rewards Fund. Up to $25,000 to pay the reward in wolf shooting case. Any money left over will be used for future resource violation cases in the park.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the National Park Service’s Research Branch by phone at 1-888-653-0009; via text on 202-379-4761; online at www.nps.gov/isb and click on “submit a tip;” via e-mail at nps_isb@nps.gov; via Facebook message @InvestigativeServicesNPS or via Twitter @SpecialAgentNPS.

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