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Wolf OR-7 Returns To Oregon

OPB | March 13, 2013 noon | Updated: March 13, 2013 2:18 p.m.

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Richard Shinn / California Dept. of Fish and Gamev

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is confirming that Oregon’s wandering wolf has returned from California to Oregon. The agency’s Michelle Dennehy says the animal known as OR-7 crossed the border into southwest Klamath County last night.

OR-7 crossed into California late in 2011, and was most recently in Siskiyou County.

OR-7 track in soil.

OR-7 track in soil.

Pete Figura / California Dept. of Fish and Game

The wolf made a trek of several thousand miles, from eastern Oregon across the state, and then south into California

He’s wearing a radio tracking collar. 

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