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California's only wild wolf pack may be expanding

Posted at 10:08 AM, Aug 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-08 13:12:23-04

LASSEN COUNTY, Calif. — California's only known wild wolf pack just got a few new members. Three cubs can be seen on video hanging out with one of the adults.

They were spotted on a remote video camera walking through a forest in Lassen County.

Wildlife officials think these cubs bring the pack to five, maybe even six. The new litter is the third litter born to the pack.

Gray wolves are protected as endangered species in California. It's a native species but it was wiped out in the 1920s until some of them started wandering back from nearby states.