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First reported wolf kill just north of Yellowstone

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HELENA, Mont. - Montana wildlife officials have received the first report of a wolf killed in the hunting season that began Tuesday.

Perry Zumwalt of Roberts shot the wolf Tuesday just north of Yellowstone National Park. He could not immediately be reached for comment.

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Beartooth Wilderness near Cooke City. Wolf hunting in the rest of the state opens on Oct. 25. About 8,800 licenses have been sold and the state has a quota of 75 wolves.

The Montana Department of Fish Wildlife and Parks say the first reported kill was taken in the hunting district just north of Yellowstone. The agency had no further details on the animal yet.

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