BOISE, Idaho --. Zoo Boise has agreed to temporarily house a lost a wolf pup found outside of Ketchum, wildlife officials announced Wednesday.
Out of town campers found the pup on Friday but thought it was a lost domestic puppy. After taking it to a vet clinic, a vet technician contacted a Defenders of Wildlife, who agreed with the tech that pup was a wolf.
Officials are still waiting for test results to see if the pup is a wolf, a wolf-hybrid or something else.
Idaho Department Fish and Game officials spent parts of Sunday, Monday and Tuesday looking for the pup's wolf pack but couldn't find signs of a pack in the area.
Fish and Game officials believe that this pup's pack might have been moving - possibly from a den to a rendezvous site - but road traffic could have split up the pack.
Fish and Game is reporting that the pup is still in veterinary care since it's not yet in good physical health.
)2012 The Times-News (Twin Falls, Idaho)
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