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The endangered wolf that walked 8,712 miles to find love

A young female gray wolf bid goodbye to her family, left home and crossed the state line into California to find love. That was in January 2018. For the next two years, the wolf known by scientists OR-54 wandered through mountains and pastures, occasionally killing livestock for food. Along the way, scientists tracked OR-54’s movements through a radio transmitter collar.  Twice she went home to her parents in Oregon, perhaps complaining of the lack of dates. She even crossed the state line into Nevada last fall. All the while, she kept walking – an average of 13 miles each day – in search of a mate.  Read more....



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