Wildlife Services official "calling" coyotes.
Once he hears the coyotes howl, the official radios coordinates for the aerial-gunning plane flying in the vicinity. (From the High Plains Film, Killing Coyote).
Copyright 2001 James Balog
Copyright 1994 Dick Randall, courtesy of The Humane Society of the United States
Chuck Carpenter is the District Supervisor for Wildlife Service in Gooding, Idaho.
Jared L. Hedelius, conducts predator control activities for Wildlife Services in the Fairfield, Featherville and other areas in that part of Idaho.
Wolves killed in Polaris, MT in 2004 for livestock protection. Wildlife Services agents pose with dead wolves.
Wolf killed in Polaris, MT in 2004 for livestock protection.
Alaskan wolf shot by aerial gunner.
Wolves killed in Polaris, MT in 2004 for livestock protection. School children, and teacher pose with dead wolves.
Ft. Peck, MT. 3/25/02. During non-federal, aerial-gunning flight a discharged bullet caused crash and fire. Two serious injuries.
Aircraft crashes as a result of aerial gunning operations. Photos from the National Transportation Safety Board.
USDA aerial-gunning crash: Del Rio, TX 3/27/00. Two fatalities.
USDA aerial-gunning crash: Loa, UT 6/1/07. Two fatalities.
Wildlife Services' "killer bee" aerial-gunning plane with 58 wolf-paw stickers. Each sticker signifies a federally-sponsored wolf death.