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Wolf Sortie
Date: 2/20/2013 Album ID: 1614311
BRADLY J. BONER / NEWS&GUIDE
Lori Iverson, visitor services leader for the National Elk Refuge, takes notes on a sedated gray wolf during capture and collaring operations Thursday on the refuge.
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BRADLY J. BONER / NEWS&GUIDE
Lori Iverson, visitor services leader for the National Elk Refuge, applies drops to the eyes of a sedated wolf during capture and collaring operation Friday on the refuge. NER staff are learning how to take samples and collar the animals in preparation for their eventual takeover of management of wolves that reside on the refuge.
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BRADLY J. BONER / NEWS&GUIDE
Mike Jimenez, Northern Rocky Mountains Wolf Management and Science Coordinator, removes the third of four sedated wolves from a helictopter after they were captured during collaring operations Thursday on the National Elk Refuge.
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Lori Iverson, visitor services leader for the National Elk Refuge, takes notes on a sedated gray wolf as refuge manager Steve Kallin equips the animal with a tracking collar during capture study operations Thursday on the refuge.
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Mike Jimenez, Northern Rocky Mountains Wolf Management and Science Coordinator, checks the condition of a sedated wolf's teeth during collaring operations Thursday on the National Elk Refuge. All four young wolves captured and collared were found to be in healthy condition.
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National Elk Refuge biologist Eric Cole checks over a sedated wolf for injuries during collaring operations Thursday on the refuge. All four young wolves captured and collared were found to be in healthy condition.
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