For months now OR-93, a gray wolf from Oregon sporting a collar with a GPS locator has been on a severe trek south, with a huge viewers of wildlife watchers tracking his transfer. The two-year-previous wolf was born close to Mt Hood, Oregon, but for reasons mysterious, has beelined south in the latest months.
As of right now, his collar displays him to be in Monterey County, California, about 100 miles south of the San Francisco Bay Spot. OR-93 has crossed two of California’s busiest freeways, Interstate 5 and CA-99 at different factors about his journey.
He trekked down from the Cascades by way of to the Sierra Nevada mountains, passed close to Yosemite, then made for the coast, crossing the Central Valley and people two huge freeways.
Scientists are not guaranteed if he’s only pursuing prey, or if probably there have earlier been wolves in the spots he’s moved by way of and he’s next their scent. Wolves have only very not too long ago started to reappear in California, with the initial documented wolf getting into the state in 2011. They are indigenous to significantly of California.
You can keep track of his movements, below.
Picture: California Section of Fish and Wildlife