CDF&G revises depredation report — confirmed wolf kill in Plumas County

According to a revised livestock loss determination by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, wolves killed one lamb and injured three others on private property in eastern Plumas County Jan. 2, 2024.

According to the determination (click here) one dead lamb and three injured lambs were discovered Jan. 2, and USDA wildlife services investigated the next day.

The carcass had external bite marks with associated subcutaneous and muscle hemorrhage consistent with a wolf attack.

LAS243F’s satellite collar was detected at the location the evening before the discovery.

According to the report, “Evidence indicated that one lamb was killed, and three lambs were injured by wolves.”