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Lone California Wolf's Fascination With a Wildfire


Animals  (tags: animals, wildfire, environment )

Mm
- 737 days ago - sfgate.com
The famous lone Wolf of California curiously close to a large wildfire in Plumas County this week in what experts think might be a clever ploy to pick off prey fleeing the flames. 1st Wolf to enter in 90 years within 1 mile of 63,150 acre fire...photos



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Mm M. (450)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 5:44 pm
The famous lone wolf of California has been roaming curiously close to a large wildfire in the Plumas Country this week in what excerts think might be a clever ploy to pick off prey fleeing the flames.

The first Wolf to enter the State of California in almost 90 years (thought to be looking for a mate) was tracked by his GPS collar to within a mile of the 63,160 acre fires still buring out of control Friday.

More at site guys.
 

naomi cohen (44)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 6:01 pm
thank you marilyn. great post.
 

Nimue P. (233)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 6:12 pm
I hope he doesn't fall victim to the fires, that would be a tragedy.
 

Dianne Lynn Eakin (731)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 6:15 pm
TY-Mm,fb,shared and tweeted
 

Val R. (239)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 6:36 pm
Thanks - noted.
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1646)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 6:47 pm
God Bless 'Wolf Man Jack's' heart! I hope God leads him to a mate soon so they can repopulate and live safely ever after! TY Mm!
 

Christeen Anderson (477)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 7:13 pm
I hope he remains safe.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 7:20 pm
I can't wait until I don't have to hear the word "wildfire" in the news! The ones who suffer most are always the animals.
 

Dandelion G. (386)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 7:27 pm
They are smart animals, more so than us humans that are causing more of these fires by spraying this chemtrail crap in the air and the climate warming. They use our planet like it was some sort of control experiment in a petri dish.
 

Milkah Savage (277)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 7:28 pm
Wolves are not stupid by any means. I agree with the wildlife expert that the wolf may be moving closer to the fire to catch prey. Hopefully the fire is contained soon and the wolf stays far away .
Thanks my friend
 

Pat B. (354)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 7:36 pm
This is really interesting. I hope that he stays far enough away from the fires to stay safe. I'm amazed at the mileage this solo lobo has walked.! I wish him well. Thanks, Marilyn, good post.!
 

Constance F. (433)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 7:49 pm
There you go Barb - my sentiments exactly ! Mate and thrive - and F & W gets them on California's ESA protection. Beautiful !
 

Lydia w. (172)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 9:02 pm
Thanks so much .
 

. (1)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 9:12 pm
Nothing more to add, Barb and Constance said it al

Thanks Marilyn.
 

z Buffypause o. (101)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 10:45 pm
Thank for sharing!!! Shared!!!
 

Diane B. (275)
Saturday August 25, 2012, 10:48 pm
Thank you for sharing Marilyn
I love wolfs !They are such beautifull creation off nature !
 

Arild Warud (163)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 2:00 am
Thanks for sharing this Marilyn.
 

Veronique L. (213)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 3:33 am
Thanks for sharing!
 

Donna B. (36)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 3:53 am
Noted. Thx for the story Mm. I love to read and hear about the wolves.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (378)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 4:36 am
Smart animals keen on survival...
 

Sandra Penna (74)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 4:36 am
thanks for sharing.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 4:43 am
Incredibly clever little guy. Such a beautiful creature and really hope he finds a mate. Sad that he is alone all the time.
 

paula eaton (30)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 4:59 am
Stay free and away from humans. Poor fellow hopefully will find a mate somewhere.
 

Sandi C. (242)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 5:48 am
noted.
 

Donnaa D. (13)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 5:49 am
hopefully this may not be a death trap for him.
hope he gets his mate.
 

Jaime A. (32)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 7:25 am
Thanks for sharing.!!
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 7:34 am
Good for OR7! He isn't killing anyone's animals. He is self sufficient.
 

Ruth S. (307)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 7:52 am
Wolves are great creatures, I love them!
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 8:38 am
TU Marilynn. A big Vulcan salute for this extra special wolf--Live long and prosper!
 

paul m. (93)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 9:04 am



Thanks....
 

Ms Noting Commentator (22)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 12:08 pm
Yep, I think the wolf is preying on the animal victims of the wildfire. Most of its victims probably have burnt paws, and this is very sad, especially after struggling so hard to survive the fire.
 

Amanda Adams (201)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 2:05 pm
Noted. Thank you
 

Patricia Cannell (748)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 2:26 pm
Thanks for sharing! Noted.
 

Mary T. (186)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 2:57 pm
Bless his heart I hope he stays safe and finds a mate and repopulate, Wolves are very smart, Praying for all that are dealing with these wildfires, Thanks Marilyn for posting.
 

Bob P. (426)
Sunday August 26, 2012, 3:00 pm
thanks
 

John S. (301)
Monday August 27, 2012, 3:32 am
Thanks.
 

Nancy Billings (123)
Tuesday August 28, 2012, 10:51 pm
Thanks for sharing , I Pray he stays safe !
 

. (0)
Wednesday August 29, 2012, 4:00 am
aAso in Italy there are wolves in the wild, here are a race very protected and endangered.
I love wolves and sign everything that I find on the web hoping to give them a little help
ty sweet Marilyn
 

. (0)
Wednesday August 29, 2012, 10:20 am
Thanks for sharing Marilyn and hopefully noted...........
 
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