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Should Alberta continue to allow wolf bounties?

Alberta is one of the last remaining jurisdictions to allow a bounty for wolves. Municipalities and ranchers pay trappers up to $300 per wolf killed. They say it's necessary because of the threat to livestock, but conservationists disagree.

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