Posted July 1, 2016 8:13 pm by Comments

By Ammoland

Wolverine Found In Rich County Utah

Elusive animal hit by a vehicle near Bear Lake

Wolverine Found In Rich County Utah : This wolverine was hit and killed by a vehicle in Rich County recently. In 2014, photos of a wolverine in the Uinta Mountains were captured by biologists using a trail camera. Photo by Mike Christensen
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR)
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR)

LAKETOWN, UTAH — -(Ammoland.com)- Even though it was hit and killed by a vehicle, the fact a wolverine was in northern Utah is exciting to staff with the Division of Wildlife Resources.

“This wolverine was not transplanted to Utah,” says DWR Director Greg Sheehan.

“It made its way here on its own. It’s amazing to see the diversity of wildlife we have in Utah expand even more. Particularly, such a charismatic and mythical species as the wolverine.”

DWR biologists and officers learned about the wolverine on June 29 2016. That’s when an employee with the Utah Department of Transportation called a DWR conservation officer to report finding a dead wolverine that had been hit by a vehicle.

Sheehan says the wolverine was found about one mile west of Laketown, near Bear Lake in Rich County. “It was …Read the Rest

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