Expert says wolf presence locally should be no surprise

By John L. Braese

The Enterprise

VALE – An Oregon wolf expert said Malheur County has habitat that would be attractive to wolves.

“If there is food available, it would not surprise me wolves are there,” said John Williams, an extension agent with the Wallowa office of Oregon State University.

Williams said an interview last week that he wasn’t aware of the recent cattle deaths near Beulah Reservoir. Six cattle deaths have been confirmed as . . .

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