Cab Hits Wolf in Valley
JUNEAU - Police killed a wolf early Tuesday morning after it was struck by a taxi in the Mendenhall Valley.
An initial report to police, around 3:38 a.m. Tuesday, was that a cab struck a bear on Glacier Spur Road, police said in a press release. The taxi company's name was not released.
When police arrived at the scene, they noticed the animal, which from far away looked like a small bear, was actually a wolf. The wolf was severely injured, police said. The wolf was euthanized and Alaska State Troopers were notified to claim the carcass.
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