Conservationists say a wandering wolf known as OR-7 has crossed back into Oregon after spending more than a year in California.
After tracking him for a year, California wildlife officials say that the lone gray wolf who migrated from Oregon likes to travel more than most.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A young male wolf from Oregon that won fame trekking cross-country looking for a mate has had what appears to be his first close encounter with people, and got his picture taken, to boot.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Officials in Siskiyou County in Northern California have decided not to take up a measure banning wolves like the one from Oregon that has been wandering around looking for a mate.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon's wandering wolf, OR-7, has crossed the border back into his home state after spending the last couple of months in Northern California.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The only gray wolf in California arrived after heading south out of Oregon last year while his brother headed east into Idaho, moves that sealed each of their fates. The brother is dead, shot illegally by a hunter this month, but in the Golden State wildlife advocates are demanding lifesaving protections for OR-7.
Wandering wolf OR-7 is retracing his steps through Northern California and Tuesday was in howling distance of Southern Oregon.