The Once Mighty Yellowstone Druid Peak Pack Down To Just One Wolf….

This is the saddest wolf news I’ve heard and that’s saying something in a season of bad wolf news.  The once mighty Druids, who ruled the Lamarr Valley in Yellowstone for so many years, the wolves that people came from all over the world to view, who’ve had several documentaries made of their lives, are now down to just one wolf.  Six Druids are missing.

The Druids were hit with mange and lost pups to parvo but this could be the end of them as a pack.  How unbelievable this would happen now when wolves are being hunted for the first time since their reintroduction and over 500 wolves died in the Northern Rockies in 2009.  I have no words to describe the sadness I feel about the demise of the legendary Druid Peak Pack, though their genes will live on in their offspring.

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Kathie Lynch: Druid wolf pack likely to fade away

Only one Druid is known to remain-

http://wolves.wordpress.com/2010/02/26/kathie-lynch-druid-wolf-pack-likely-to-fade-away/

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End of an era in Yellowstone?

 March 03, 2010 Jeff Welsch | GYC

http://www.greateryellowstone.org/news/index.php?id=278

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Famed Yellowstone wolf pack down to 1 member

By The Associated Press

March 07, 2010, 12:11PM

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/03/famed_yellowstone_wolf_pack_do.html

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Posted in: gray wolf/canis lupus, Yellowstone wolves

 Tags: Druid Peak Pack, mange, parvo, legendary wolf pack

 

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