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Wolf attacks increase in Northern California

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Wolf attack dec 2022

Photo from California Dept. Fish and Wildlife (Siskiyou County Dec. 28)

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. -The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has seen an increase in wolf attacks in Eastern Siskiyou County over the last month.

CDFW received nine reports of possible wolf attacks in Eastern Siskyou County since December 26.

In the first case a calf was found injured on the back lef and had the end of its tail missing

On December 28 a rancher found the carcass of a calf on his land.

Four of the nine cases have been confirmed as wolf attacks. In the other cases, there wasn't enough evidence to prove wolves were to blame.

These attacks have happened in Eastern Siskiyou County in the area where the Whaleback Wolfpack is known to live.

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