Wolves must remain under federal protection until individual states, such as Wisconsin, can learn how to protect an iconic species. Scientists have just begun to understand how essential wolves are to maintaining healthy ecosystems.
Hunting wolves as a management tool only serves special interest groups bent on eradication.
Here is an additional post that supports the allegation that Wisconsin's wolf hunting (dogs allowed, only in Wisconsin) and permissible hound training laws and practices were among the most cruel:
You might also want to read up on various baiting and hunting training methods allowed by state law in Wisconsin.Also: