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Takaya, the lone wolf of Discovery Island, has been shot and killed

Takaya, the lone wolf of Discovery Island, has been shot and killed

CTV News Vancouver Island has confirmed Takaya, a well known wolf who spent years living alone on Discovery Island, has died this week.

She lives in Victoria and has been following, documenting and studying the lone wolf named Takaya, which lived on Discovery Island off the coast of Oak Bay, for six years.

CTV News Vancouver Island reached out to the BC Conservation Officer Service for more information and received the following statement in response:

"The Discovery Island wolf, that was relocated from James Bay earlier this year has been shot and killed by a hunter, the conservation officer service can confirm.

"Conservation Officers released the wolf in rugged and remote wilderness outside of Port Renfrew, on the west side of Vancouver Island," the statement continued.

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