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This is the photo taken by the DNR on Highway 71.

Timber wolves found dead on Highway 71

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Authorities are looking into the deaths of two timber wolves found Sunday morning on U.S. Highway 71 south of Little Mantrap Lake near Hubbard County 41.

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The wolves were lying on the shoulder of the highway north of Park Rapids. They appeared to have been shot, said DNR Conservation Officer Sam Hunter. They were found around 9 a.m.

"There's timber wolves around. It's pretty heavily wooded up there and I've seen them quite a few times," she said.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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