The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirms DNA tests on an animal shot by a coyote hunter on April 29 near Kremmling prove the animal is in fact a wild gray wolf.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is deciding if gray wolves should remain a protected species in Colorado.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says a gray wolf that strayed from the Yellowstone region into Colorado where it died in 2009 was illegally killed by the poison Compound 1080.