Category: Wolves

Canyon Pack White Female Wolf has Died at age 12

The end of an Era [caption id="attachment_8384" align="aligncenter" width="2527"] The White Lady, Fall of 2015[/caption] The White Lady of Yellowstone, alpha female of the Canyon pack with her leading man,…
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Success! At last.

    [caption id="attachment_8177" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Coyote on the Lamar Den Hill[/caption] Once again I arrived in Lamar Valley just after 5 a.m.  But, this morning, all was dark.  The…
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The Wapiti and Mollies, possible union/take over

The act of dispersing is a dangerous one for wolves, because, ultimately, they will be out looking for a mate and territory.  Most often, the male disperser will attempt to…
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Saying Goodbye to Twin and Mottled – Heartaches for the Lamar Canyons

Saying goodbye to two more members of the Lamar Canyon pack, Twin, the alpha male, and Mottled, the beta male, is long overdue. Truth be told, every time someone asks…
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Starlight in Lamar!

Spent most of the day in Lamar, watching the bison carcass in hopes of bears and wolves coming in.  I did end up missing the wolves and bears together at…
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The Wolves

So nice to get back into Yellowstone this morning and I drove towards Lamar with great anticipation, particularly after hearing that the Mollies were back. The day was overcast and…
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Opening Weekend comes to an End

New events from today with thoughts about the Junction Buttes, and a recap of opening weekend, with lots of images.   And, a Canyon Pack sighting.  Enjoy! Opening day weekend…
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My first red dog of 2016!

[caption id="attachment_7026" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] First Red Dog of 2016[/caption] I spent most of the day looking for the Lamar Canyons and so not many photo ops, but did get to…
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The Friendly Fishing Dog

[caption id="attachment_6940" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Starlight, the black wolf of the Blacktail[/caption] Nearly every winter in Yellowstone, bison fall through the ice that covers the Blacktail Lakes, between Wraith Falls and…
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Easter with the Lamar Canyons

[caption id="attachment_6768" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Twin out for an Easter Sunday stroll[/caption] Today was a short one in the park, home by 11 a.m., but filled with the kind of activity…
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Finding a Wolf in Yellowstone

[caption id="attachment_6363" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Spitfire, before being collared. Now known as 926F, the alpha female of the Lamar Canyon pack.[/caption] The search for a wolf in Yellowstone   Nearly everyday…
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763M, Alpha Male Prospect Peak pack

The Humble beginnings of a new wolf pack in Yellowstone [caption id="attachment_6322" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] "Twin" doing a stand in for his twin, 763M[/caption] (Please note that the above image is…
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The Lamar Canyon Drama

[caption id="attachment_5821" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Spitfire at Hitching Post[/caption] The howling seemed to come from everywhere, the north, the south and even the east.  I began to look east, thinking maybe…
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Howling for Life

[caption id="attachment_5512" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] A wild wolf known as "Twin," in Yellowstone National Park[/caption] (It occurs to me that this page has many new fans who have not heard the…
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Lamar Canyon Yearling Poached in Gardiner, Montana

  [caption id="attachment_5412" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Happier Days[/caption] Lamar Canyon yearling male poached in Gardiner, MT According the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks site, “Poaching is a growing problem, one that…
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