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On Nov. 10, OR93 was found dead near Interstate 5 near the town of Lebec, California. Following a full investigation and necropsy, CDFW has determined that the wolf died from trauma consistent with vehicular strike and does not suspect foul play.
Between September 20 and 26, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife received three separate reports of a gray wolf with a purple collar in northern Ventura County. CDFW staff began site inspections and have confirmed recent wolf tracks in the vicinity.
The GPS-collared gray wolf known as OR-93 continues to travel farther south in California than the collared wolves that have preceded him. CDFW announced he was in Modoc County in early February.
Another GPS-collared gray wolf has dispersed from Oregon into California. The wolf, known as OR-93, has traveled farther south in California than the collared wolves that have preceded him.
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