Rare Gray Wolf Now In Mono County
Mono County, CA — A rare male gray wolf that was tracked in Tuolumne County last week has now moved to Mono County.
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Researchers have been monitoring the wolf, referred to as OR-93 by his tracking collar. It left Oregon earlier in the year, later spent time in Modoc County, and then passed Highways 4 and 108. It is the furthest south a wolf of this type has been tracked in the state in around a century.
It has now made its way to Mono County east of Yosemite National Park. Researchers say it is likely searching for a mate as it travels across the new territory.