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Idaho man won't be charged for shooting wolf

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SANDPOINT, Idaho. - A Boundary County man will not be charged for shooting a wolf that was bothering his dog in northern Idaho.
     
Greg Johnson of Idaho Fish and Game says Lowell Graber was justified in shooting the 96-pound male wolf about two weeks ago in his yard.
     
The Bonner County Daily Bee reports that Johnson said he thinks the wolf was interested in Graber's dog or the dog food out on the porch.
     
According to Johnson, sightings of wolves have become more common in the area. He said if an animal appears to be a threat to a pet or person, the animal can be shot without a tag.

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