This Oct. 2011 photo provided by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife shows a male pup from the Walla Walla pack, waking up from anesthesia after being fitted with a radio tracking collar in northeastern Oregon
No commentary would be complete without showing wolf cubs. Cute little black and white wolf cubs by Harvey Wildlife Photography. They are the next generation…if they're not killed by mindless and ruthless hunters and ranchers.
The Black Wolf is a melanistic colour variant of the grey wolf (Canis lupus). Genetic research has shown that wolves with black pelts owe their distinctive coloration to a mutation which occurred in domestic dogs, and was carried to wolves through wolf-d