Gray Wolf Believed to Be Moving Through Remote Northern California: State Wildlife Dept.

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California wildlife officials believe a gray wolf has been moving through a remote part of Siskiyou County.

A remote trail camera captured images of a large canid in Siskiyou County in July 2015, and the animal is believed to be a gray wolf. (Credit: California Department of Fish and Wildlife)
A remote trail camera captured images of a large canid in Siskiyou County in July 2015, and the animal is believed to be a gray wolf. (Credit: California Department of Fish and Wildlife)

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Monday that evidence points to the presence of a male wolf in the far northern area of the state, although DNA testing on scat collected failed to show conclusively that the animal, captured on camera, was a gray wolf.

Officials said that earlier this summer they began receiving reports of sightings of a large, dark-furred animal. Wildlife authorities set up trail cameras in an effort to catch a glimpse of the animal.

In early May, images from those cameras showed a large, dark, single animal.

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