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Photo Wolf Pack Photographer Caption Location Notes Date taken Date added/updated
UnknownJunction Butte PackGloria StraubeWolves Ice-Skating on Frozen PondHellroaringThe Junction Butte Wolves, one-by-all 21, slowly walked across a frozen pond at Hellroaring.2019-11-212019-11-21
UnknownJunction Butte PackGloria StraubeJunction Butte Wolf Crossing the roadSoda Butte ConeJunction Butte Yearling Wolf crosses the road right in front of me near the Soda Butte Cone. Alone.2019-09-222019-10-21
UnknownJunction Butte PackGloria StraubeJunction Butte YearlingLamar ValleyAfter taking a swim, this Junction Butte yearling comes to the edge of the road and decides not to cross.2019-08-212019-08-21
UnknownJunction Butte PackJohn Metzler6 wolves chasing bison44°54'26.451" N 110°15'4.949" WGPS coordinates in Location of Photo field are my shooting location; pin is where I believe the pack was. I realize these are probably too small for scientific purposes - we were roughly a mile from them. I have 20 or more pictures from this chase; this is the penultimate before they disappeared behind the ridge (running toward northwest). We were with (the amazing) Amanda Evans of Yellowstone Forever Institute (aevans@yellowstone.org). Please contact me if you want other photos from the sequence. You're free to use them however you want - I'm just a guy on vacation lucky enough to see something amazing.2019-07-192019-08-04
UnknownJunction Butte PackGloria StraubeJunction Butte YearlingSlough CreekThe Bold Independent Junction Butte Yearling taking a stroll on a warm summer afternoon. He had been harassing this Bison for quite a while but eventually left it alone.2019-07-022019-09-03
UnknownJunction Butte PackGloria StraubeJunction Butte YearlingLamar ValleyOnce again, the Junction Butte yearling just going about his morning routine looking for food, alone.2019-07-022019-09-03
996MJunction Butte PackFrank BrinkerPortrait of 996Trash Can996 came very close to us this morning and allowed this great shot :-)2019-06-242019-07-12
1201FWapiti Lake PackMichael JanzenWapiti pack traveling through Hayden valleyHayden ValleyI was at the right place at the right time as at least 4 members of the Wapiti pack trotted right past me, stopping for several minutes to check me out.2019-06-222019-06-27
1203FWapiti Lake PackMichael JanzenWapiti pack traveling through Hayden valleyHayden ValleyI was at the right place at the right time as at least 4 members of the Wapiti pack trotted right past me, stopping for several minutes to check me out.2019-06-222019-06-27
1203FWapiti Lake PackMichael JanzenWapiti pack traveling through Hayden valleyHayden ValleyI was at the right place at the right time as at least 4 members of the Wapiti pack trotted right past me, stopping for several minutes to check me out.2019-06-222019-06-27
UnknownJunction Butte PackTeva MayerBlack/Brindle WolfLamar ValleyJust at the start of Lamar Valley proper, no other wolves accompanying2019-06-202019-06-22
1118FMiscellaneousRalph Henry1118F crossing NE Entrance RoadPebble CreekThis wolf was seen crossing the NE Entrance Road between the Pebble Creek and Thunderer trailheads. The wolf has a collar, and had an injured right front leg (wasn’t putting any weight on it). Based on the injury, and the fact that she appeared to be traveling alone, I’m wondering if it is 1118F (would love to know if that is correct).2019-06-012019-06-04
1118FMiscellaneousRalph Henry1118F crossing NE Entrance RoadPebble CreekThis wolf was seen crossing the NE Entrance Road between the Pebble Creek and Thunderer trailheads. The wolf has a collar, and had an injured right front leg (wasn’t putting any weight on it). Based on the injury, and the fact that she appeared to be traveling alone, I’m wondering if it is 1118F (would love to know if that is correct).2019-06-012019-06-04
1118FMiscellaneousRalph Henry1118F crossing NE Entrance RoadPebble CreekThis wolf was seen crossing the NE Entrance Road between the Pebble Creek and Thunderer trailheads. The wolf has a collar, and had an injured right front leg (wasn’t putting any weight on it). Based on the injury, and the fact that she appeared to be traveling alone, I’m wondering if it is 1118F (would love to know if that is correct).2019-06-012019-06-04
UnknownWapiti Lake PackMichael JanzenLone wolfHayden ValleyThis wolf was in Hayden Valley between Trout and Alum creek. I've seen what appears to be the same wolf two other times in tbe same area in the last month, most recently on June 16th. I watched it squat urinate with all four legs on the ground so I'm assuming it's either female or a subordinate male.2019-05-262019-06-19
UnknownJunction Butte PackGloria StraubeJunction Butte YearlingLamar ValleyJunction Butte Yearling trotting towards an elk buffet from the night before.2019-05-242019-06-05
UnknownWapiti Lake PackDaniel GettisUnkown wolf traveling near Canyon VillageCanyon JunctionHeading to Canyon Junction to check-in for the night. I didnt expect to see anything particularly exciting at this time of day. I couldnt have been more wrong. I spotted this wolf about 100yds to my right. I stopped, started taking pictures. It headed directly to my car, crossed the road, gave me a quick stare from about 15ft away, and then trotted off.2019-05-182019-10-01
1047MJunction Butte Packmichelle ungerRunning across valleyLamar ValleySaw this wolf running across the valley up into the trees at the top of the slope.2019-05-122019-05-16
1047MJunction Butte Packmichelle ungerRunning across valleyLamar ValleySaw this wolf running across the valley up into the trees at the top of the slope.2019-05-122019-05-16
1047MJunction Butte Packmichelle ungerRunning across valleyLamar ValleySaw this wolf running across the valley up into the trees at the top of the slope.2019-05-122019-05-16
UnknownJunction Butte Packmichelle ungerSaw wolf in woodsSoda ButteSaw this wolf in the woods near the Butte Junction pack's den2019-05-122019-05-16
UnknownJunction Butte Packmichelle ungerSaw wolf in woodsSoda ButteSaw this wolf in the woods near the Butte Junction pack's den2019-05-122019-05-16
907FJunction Butte Packmichelle ungerEating a carcassLamar ValleySaw this wolf traveling towards some kind of carcass. It was too far away to identify.2019-05-122019-05-16
907FJunction Butte Packmichelle ungerWolf eating bison carcassLamar ValleySaw this wolf eating a dead bison. Wolf watchers identified her as 907F by her markings and radio collar. The bison wasn't there the past evening so wolf watchers thought it had probably been killed the previous night most likely by her pack.2019-05-122019-05-15
907FJunction Butte Packmichelle ungerWolf eating bison carcassLamar ValleySaw this wolf eating a dead bison. Wolf watchers identified her as 907F by her markings and radio collar. The bison wasn't there the past evening so wolf watchers thought it had probably been killed the previous night most likely by her pack.2019-05-122019-05-15
907FJunction Butte Packmichelle ungerWolf eating bison carcassLamar ValleySaw this wolf eating a dead bison. Wolf watchers identified her as 907F by her markings and radio collar. The bison wasn't there the past evening so wolf watchers thought it had probably been killed the previous night most likely by her pack.2019-05-122019-05-15
DotLamar Canyon PackAshley VestrandUncollared YearlingLamar ValleyThis beautiful wolf was walking around in Lamar.2019-05-082019-05-14
Little TLamar Canyon PackAshley VestrandLittle T with an injured legLamar ValleyMy husband and I were driving through the valley and he spotted a wolf at the top of a hill. We watched the wolf for over an hour. This poor baby had such a bad injury to her right, rear leg. She was chewing on a leg bone and I could hear her crunching on it! This was such a fantastic moment. Little T totally knew we were there and it was great to see her just being a wolf.2019-05-082019-05-14
Little TLamar Canyon PackAshley VestrandLittle T with an injured legLamar ValleyMy husband and I were driving through the valley and he spotted a wolf at the top of a hill. We watched the wolf for over an hour. This poor baby had such a bad injury to her right, rear leg. She was chewing on a leg bone and I could hear her crunching on it! This was such a fantastic moment. Little T totally knew we were there and it was great to see her just being a wolf.2019-05-082019-05-14
Little TLamar Canyon PackAshley VestrandLittle T with an injured legLamar ValleyMy husband and I were driving through the valley and he spotted a wolf at the top of a hill. We watched the wolf for over an hour. This poor baby had such a bad injury to her right, rear leg. She was chewing on a leg bone and I could hear her crunching on it! This was such a fantastic moment. Little T totally knew we were there and it was great to see her just being a wolf.2019-05-082019-05-14
UnknownWapiti Lake PackAshley VestrandGrey WapitiHayden ValleyThere were two men tracking this wolf at an overlook in Hayden. They watched the wolf swim across the creek and go onto the land. My husband and I decided to see if the wolf would cross the road and it did! The wolf crossed right in front of us!2019-05-072019-05-14
Unknown8 Mile PackAshley VestrandUncollared Grey8 Mile TerritoryJust another photo of the beautiful uncollared grey in this pack.2019-05-032019-05-14
UnknownJunction Butte PackAshley VestrandCrazy Uncollared JunctionLamar ValleyThis guy was hilarious! He was chasing buffalo and pronghorn. He also caught a small animal and was flipping it up in the air and playing with it. I just worry because he was way too close to people!2019-05-022019-05-14
UnknownJunction Butte PackAshley VestrandJunction YearlingLamar ValleyThis is a Junction Butte male yearling. He was VERY close to the road and was approaching people. Eventually he was hazed by the rangers.2019-05-022019-05-08
Unknown8 Mile PackAshley VestrandThis beautiful wolf was crossing the road at the Blacktail ponds.This yearling was seen between wraith falls and the ponds.This wolf is a yearling and is light grey in color. It is unclear as to whether or not it’s a male or female.2019-05-022019-05-07
1015MR HarnerID verified by Jeremy SunderRajBlacktail PondslNote mange on back.2019-04-282019-04-28
1015MR HarnerID verified by Jeremy SunderRajBlacktail PondslNote mange on back.2019-04-282019-04-28
UnknownJunction Butte PackSloth Slothwolf crossing a roadNE entrance road near the junction pack's denWolf crossing the NE entrance road near the junction pack's den.2019-04-222019-10-30
UnknownJunction Butte PackSloth Slothwolf crossing a roadNE entrance road near the junction pack's denWolf crossing the NE entrance road near the junction pack's den.2019-04-222019-10-30
UnknownPanzer GnauckGrey pup interacting with coyotes.Elk CreekI wanted to share this photo for a couple of reasons. First, I had not seen this type of behavior before. Second it shows the size difference between a 10 month old wolf pup and coyotes. My guess is that the coyotes are around 30 pounds, while the pup is probably 70 LBS.2019-02-282019-05-08
UnknownPanzer GnauckYearling or Adult Grey @ Elk CreekElk CreekJort and I waited for this one to cross the road. When it first appeared it was so quiet and graceful I nearly missed the whole thing. It stopped just at the edge and looked at us, before crossing.2019-02-282019-03-04
UnknownPanzer GnauckBlack pup @ Elk CreekElk CreekThis black pup headed South across the highway and then followed the old service road. I photographed it off my mirror with my hazard lights on. There were a pile of photographers that pushed it towards me. I was just happy it safely crossed.2019-02-282019-03-04
UnknownPanzer GnauckGrey Pup @ Elk CreekElk CreekI was just leaving Floating Island Lake when I saw a black running Northeast from the highway. When I got to the first Elk Creek pull-out a guide was there watching another grey and black. Four wolves total had taken a young cow elk. This pup was fascinated with four coyotes, especially the female in estrus. It ended up playing with them for a bit then ran straight at us.2019-02-282019-03-04
UnknownWapiti Lake PackAdam FahnestockWapiti Lake Pack on killBlacktail PondsWapiti Lake pack on a kill at Blacktail Ponds on the afternoon of November 26, 2018. Pack interacted with Eight Mile pack earlier in the day. This was the last known sighting of the white female, at least for the remaining duration of the early winter study.2018-11-262019-02-11
1106MWapiti Lake PackEllen BrandellWapitis feeding on cow bisonBlacktail Ponds14 Wapitis – including the White Female, 1014M, 1015M, 1105M, 1106M, and 1104F – feeding on cow bison at cow-calf double kill.2018-11-262019-01-30
White FemaleWapiti Lake PackEllen Brandell14 of the Wapitis on a cow/calf bison double killBlacktail Ponds14 Wapitis – including the White Female, 1014M, 1015M, 1105M, 1106M, and 1104F – near their cow-calf bison kills. All wolves look healthy!2018-11-262019-01-30
White FemaleWapiti Lake PackEllen BrandellWapitis walk up Everts after feeding on bisonBlacktail PondsWapitis – including the White Female, 1014M, 1015M, 1105M, 1106M, and 1104F – walk up Everts to rest after feeding on a bison cow-calf double kill at Blacktail Ponds.2018-11-262019-01-30
926FMike HoltMy last photo of 926. 12 days later she was killedYellowstone National ParkWe saw her briefly and and heard howls from her pack (the Lamars) early that morning, so we knew she was probably still around the area. Then, at 11:30AM she stepped out into the open; looking healthier and more beautiful than ever before. She had a tendency to go out scouting and hunting alone. But she started wandering outside the park and 12 days later she had the terrible misfortune of coming face to face with a hunter, who shot her dead; thus depriving countless visitors to the park an opportunity to see a wolf in the wild - as 926 tended to tolerate the presence of humans much closer than most wolves.2018-11-122019-06-29
Little TLamar Canyon PackMike HoltLittle T (pictured here accompanied by her Mom - 926, her mate- Small Dot, and Five of her pups (possibly a combination of her pups combined with pups from her mom, 926Yellowstone National ParkWe could not believe it when we rounded a curve and saw the entire Lamar Pack walking down the side of the road, at least 100 yards away. We immediately stopped to give them room and were astonished to see them All continuing in our direction. They finally approached our car and simply walked around us, about 40 feet away.2018-11-072019-06-28
Little TLamar Canyon PackPanzer GnauckLittle T and 926F looking back at four black pups.Soda Butte Creek, East of the cone.Kind of cool to see how similar these two wolves looked after a few years together. Little T has for sure shown some survival skills as many of those around her in the Lamar Canyon Pack have died.2018-11-072019-04-29