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Yellowstone Wolf: Tracking the Packs

Yellowstone's wolf packs—Miscellaneous

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Current miscellaneous wolves

ID Social status Age class Color Sex Age Mange status Birth year Birth pack Description
1154FSubordinateAdultBlackFemale6Uninfected2017Has a studded VHF collar. Browning/graying female
1198FSubordinateAdultBlackFemale52018Cougar Creek Pack1198F has been wandering around on her own now.

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Past pack members

ID Social status Age class Color Sex Age Mange status Birth year Birth pack Death year Description
870FUnknownGrayFemale15Uninfected20082015Birth year is 2008 or 2009. During the 2012/2013 breeding season 870F was injured an lost her position as alpha female of the Junction Butte pack. Later in 2013, she traveled with her neck pointed down, as if she is always smelling the ground. In November 2013 she seemed healed and regained her alpha status within the pack. She denned in 2014 but the number of pups is unknown. During the winter of 2014/2015, she was largely alone. 870F was found dead in March 2015.
889FUnknownBlackFemale12Uninfected20112014She was radio-collared as a Junction Butte wolf in winter 2013 and denned unsuccessfully in 2013 as a pair with 890M. During Fall 2013, she traveled with 755M but they also failed to den in 2014. She was harvested during the 2014 wolf hunt.
911MAlphaUnknownGrayMale14Uninfected20092017Birth year 2010 or 2011. This wolf was with the Blacktail alpha male (778M) from fall 2013 until the 2014 breeding season. Later in the winter he was with 755M, 889F, and a black adult female from the Junction Butte pack. During the 2014 denning season, he and the Junction Butte black adult female re-joined the Junction Butte pack. He previously had mange but appears to have recovered. He was killed in September 2016 by Prospect Peak wolves.
1118FSubordinateUnknownBlackFemale9Uninfected2014Mollie's Pack2019This wolf was severely injured on her front right leg from a gunshot wound in winter 2018/2019 east of the park. She was left by the Mollies and not rejoined them. 1118F lingered alone in the Tower/Lamar Valley area for quite a few months before she died.