How to report suspected livestock depredation incidents
What should I do if I suspect a wolf kill?
Upon discovering injured or dead livestock that you believe has been attacked by a wolf, immediately report the situation usingWDFW’s toll-free Reporting Hotline at 1-877-933-9847. WDFW or federal investigating authorities will respond as soon as possible.
The actions that you take after locating an injured or dead livestock can have a tremendous impact on the results of the investigation that will follow. Your cooperation is needed at the site to secure it from disturbance. Treat the area as though it were a crime scene. This includes taking the following steps:
Avoid walking in or around the area.
Do not touch anything.
Keep all people and animals from the area to protect evidence.
Place a tarp over the carcass.
Take photos of the scene if a camera is available.