Category: Wildlife Trafficking/Animal Welfare/Animal Control

PERRYVILLE, La. (AP) 01/08 — A Louisiana wildlife agent has been hospitalized after being shot multiple times while on patrol.

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says 25-year-old Tyler Wheeler of Monroe stopped a vehicle while patrolling in Morehouse Parish at about 2 a.m.

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AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press MALIBU, Calif. (AP) 12/02 — A California mountain lion placed under a death sentence for killing nearly a dozen alpacas owned by a Malibu woman was granted a reprieve when the woman announced she wouldn’t act on a state-issued permit giving her the right to kill the animal.

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