his trail camera last Nov. 1 in the woods east of Butte Falls in Southern
Roblyn Brown, assistant wolf biologist for the Oregon Department of Fish and
Wildlife, told the Ashland Daily Tidings
that satellite tracking technology confirmed OR-7's presence in that area at the
time the image was captured.
She added that the image was "likely" that
The wolf remains in California and has been ranging in a large
area within Siskiyou County.
Its presence has ranchers concerned that
others might follow and establish a new population in California. The state Department of Fish and Game is working on a plan
that deals with the eventual return of wolves.
OR-7, who also became the
first wolf west of Oregon's Cascades in 65 years, is believed to be searching
for a mate if he didn't find an un-collared companion in Oregon