Wolf pup found by campers in Idaho (Photo Courtesy Idaho Mountain Express)
It sounds like a warm and fuzzy story. A little wolf was found by campers in Idaho. Thinking he was a dog pup, his rescuers took him to a vet for a check-up, were it was discovered this was canis lupus and not canis lupus familiaris. A search then ensued to find the little guy’s family.
Of course wolf pups belong with their families but not in Idaho. This little pup has no future there and until wolves are relisted and once again protected under the ESA, I don’t see any reason to return him to the nightmare of Idaho. His chances of surviving the coming 2012 wolf hunt are pretty slim. Wolf pup mortality is high as a matter of course, throw in the hate and evil directed at innocent wolves in the state, there is only…
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