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Wolf Pup Orphan Moves East

June 21, 2012 Greater Yellowstone, State of Idaho No Comments
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That wolf pup, mistakenly picked up by visitors to the Ketchum, Idaho area last month, was sent to Virginia yesterday where it will have a new home at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg.  The pup was found, presumably orphaned near the road, and wildlife officials were unable to locate its family or pack to reunite them.  Since then, the pup has been living at the Boise zoo.  Busch Gardens was deemed a superior place for the animal considering their conservation fund has been a strong supporter of the wolf recovery project and is where the National Zoo sends its staff to receive wolf training.

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