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Video: California’s Only Wolfpack Welcomes 3 New Pups

Three new pups were born to the breeding female of California’s only wolfpack this spring and they have just been caught by trail camera. Wait until the one minute mark to hear the wolves howl.

While gray wolves are native to California, they were hunted to local extinction within the state during the 1920s by ranchers and farmers who were worried about the impact of wolves on their livelihoods. During the late 1990s, California started trying to reintroduce gray wolves to the state but with little result.

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California’s first modern day wolf pack, the Shasta Pack, was spotted in August 2014 but fled over the border into northwestern Nevada in late 2016. The pups in this video were born to California’s second and only current pack, the Lassen Pack. Experts say this is a positive sign for statewide wolf recovery although agriculturalists are still wary.

According to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife the three pups raise the number of wolves in California to between seven and ten. Gray wolves are currently an endangered species and protected within California and on a federal level.

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Breaking: Sea to Sky Gondola Closed After Vandals Cut Cable
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Breaking: Sea to Sky Gondola Closed After Vandals Cut Cable

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At approximately 4:30AM on Saturday, August 10th, employees of the Sea to Sky Gondola noticed that the gondola's haul rope had fallen, rendering the lift inoperable, according to a press release. After investigating, Squamish Royal Canadian Mounted Police concluded that the approximately 2-inch-diameter cable had been deliberately cut by vandals. Kirby Brown, the gondola's general manager, echoed the RCMP's conclusion in an interview with CBC. "It's just an incredibly unusual thing to

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Video: Kayakers Too Close To Calving Glacier
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Two friends on a camping and kayaking trip in Alaska got more than they bargained for when they were almost killed by a calving glacier. After setting up camp by the Spencer glacier, the two decided to inflate their packrafts and explore by water. Hearing parts of the glacier collapsing into the water, they paddled over to check out the commotion, and after coming very close to the glacier, sat back and watched the action from what they hoped would be a safe distance. Soon after, an

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Wolf Attacks Camper In Banff National Park
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Wolf Attacks Camper In Banff National Park

Wolf Attacks Camper In Banff National Park

A lone wolf attacked a camper inside a tent last Friday in an extraordinarily rare show of aggression. The attack occurred at 1 a.m at the packed Rampart Creek Campground off Icefields Parkway in Banff National Park, with the wolf biting the camper’s arm and hand through the tent. After nearby campers scared off the animal, the victim reported the incident and was transported to the hospital. An inspection of the tent and immediate vicinity showed no sign of any animal attractants, and