Two pups born in Oregon are a first for the wandering wolf OR-7, and for Oregon state. These are the first wolves known to reproduce in Oregon since the 1940s.
Remote camera image of OR-7, seen on May 3, 2014, in the southwest Cascades. The male wolf OR-7 became famous in 2012 when it first crossed into California. OR-7 eventually returned to Oregon after ranging thousands of miles.
Black wolf running
Remote camera image of a female wolf in the same remote Oregon Cascades region as OR-7. The image was the first evidence that another wolf was in the same area as OR-7. Most Oregon wolves are in the northeastern corner of the state.
Remote camera photo of a female black wolf suspected to be OR-7's mate. Photo snapped May 4, 2014.
A 72 pound female wolf of the Minam Pack, in northeastern Oregon, after being radio-collared by biologists on June 3, 2014.
Wenaha wolf pups
Wolf pups of the Wenaha Pack, spotted on May 30, 2012.
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