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Wolves, cougars; it's a balance


There’s nothing like wolves and cougars to get people worked up.

In Minnesota, both topics have stirred emotions recently. The DNR announced a hunting season on wolves with a target of killing 400 per year. The move comes after the wolf population has rebounded so well they were taken off the federal protection list.

The bigger buzz now is news that a man has been charged for shooting a cougar in southwestern Minnesota this past fall.

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Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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