According to a USDA representative, since the gray wolf is considered an endangered species, there is no plan in place to manage that population within the state. The family will, however, be reimbursed for the sheep they lost.
Wolf Kills 7 Sheep in Wisconsin Rapids
The farmer had put up $20,000 worth of fencing around the property.
A neighbor of the farmer spotted the wolf through a camera lens.
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in June reported a record number of wolves in the state.