14 Jun 2014

Wild Grey Wolves Howling

A few weeks ago myself and a friend of mine were fortunate enough to witness, the 'ultimate' sound of nature and wilderness (in my opinion). In the surrounding area, there is a pack of Grey Wolves, totalling maybe 5-6 individuals. These predators are seen roughly once every 8-9 days, while spending their time patrolling their territory; sometimes in a pack, but more commonly individually, so to cover a greater distance more easily. On this particular evening, the large alpha male slowly entered the wetland area, however, he remained mostly hidden at the edge of the clearing. After only a few minutes surveying the area, he turned heel and trotted back up, and behind the rocky outcrop to the south east. After a short while, he initiated a location conversation with the rest of his pack, and this is what we heard...