Things too lonely in Colorado?

Wandering wolf back in Wyoming. by David Frey, Aspen Daily News Correspondent. Monday, March 23, 2009

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3/24. This article was premature. Now she is back in Colorado

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Ralph Maughan

Dr. Ralph Maughan is professor emeritus of political science at Idaho State University with specialties in natural resource politics, public opinion, interest groups, political parties, voting and elections. Aside from academic publications, he is author or co-author of three hiking/backpacking guides, and he is President of the Western Watersheds Project.

8 Responses to Montana wolf that made it to Colorado is back in Wyoming

  1. avatar paulWTAMU says:

    Wait, is this the one that was tracked in RMNP or a different one?

  2. avatar Jeff says:

    I don’t think any have been confirmed in RMNP. A black uncollared wolf was filmed south on Saratoga, WY near Walden, CO last year. This one went throughout WY, over to SE ID, through NE UT and then to central CO near Vail.

  3. avatar paulWTAMU says:

    This site had a link to an articel that said they’d found wolf tracks in RMNP a few days ago.

  4. avatar Jeff says:

    The wolf is now (3/23/09) back in North Central Colorado. However the data on the GPS collar is always two weeks old, so who knows where she is now…now that you mention tracks in RMNP I do recall reading something about those, but I guess it isn’t hard enough evidence as compared to the wolf near Walden, CO. Watching that video made me a believer.

    http://www.fws.gov/mountain-prairie/species/mammals/wolf/wyomingStatus09/03202009.html

  5. avatar ProWolf in WY says:

    If only she had found a male! Rocky Mountain National Park could use a few as could most of the rest of Colorado.

  6. avatar Jeff says:

    I’m hoping she settles east of Craig, CO somewhere, there is a tremendous number of deer and elk in that area and a lot of remote forest service and BLM lands. Of all my driving throughout the west the road from Baggs, Wyomnig to Craig, CO might just be one of the richest deer and elk areas in the U.S.

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