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Alaska – the Lone Wolf


We had been hoping that we would have some good opportunities to see wolves while in Hallo Bay.  As it turns out, we saw lots of “evidence” of wolves but not many wolves in the flesh.  In fact, I think we only really saw one wolf – but we saw him twice in the same place.  Our guide had told us he had seen wolves along a string of tidal driftwood in the meadows.  While near there, I caught a glimpse of what I think was a large grey wolf but he disappeared very quickly and did not reappear.  While keeping a lookout for that wolf, we found this youngster sitting atop a rocky outcropping just surveying the meadow.  We took a long and circuitous route to approach him without disturbing him and we were able to get some decent, long distance photos.  This is my favorite, with him just relaxing and watching us from his perch.  It was a great thing to see and capture in the wild.  I hope you enjoy!

Lone Wolf Stare

Just so you can understand the distances, this photo was taken at 60-70 yards away and is cropped to highlight the wolf.  When we first saw this wolf he looked like this (through a 500mm telephoto lens) at a LONG ways away…

Wolf at a distance