Wolf Hater Admits Poisoning Protected Species

An outspoken opponent of US government efforts to reestablish the gray wolf in western states has pleaded guilty to trying to poison the federally protected species. Tim Sundles, 48, planted meatballs laced with a poisonous pesticide in Idaho’s remote Salmon-Challis National Forest in 2004 with the aim of killing wolves. The meatballs instead poisoned a coyote, fox, magpies and three pet dogs. Sundles could face as much as six months behind bars and five years probation

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