Four bighorn sheep wandering near Hanford area killed

The sheep posed a threat to surrounding herds according to WDFW, which said lethal removal was the “best option.”

BENTON COUNTY, Wash. — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced it had to “lethally remove” four bighorn sheep found wandering near the Hanford area on Tuesday

WDFW said it received reports from the public of bighorn sheep wandering near a fence surrounding a tank farm on Monday. The area is not a big horn sheep habitat and WDFW said the sheep would have continued to move around until they found either another habitat or other bighorns.

WDFW said there’s a “good chance” the

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