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Home > Mexican Wolves > About The Project > Mexican Wolf Monthly Report: April 2015

Mexican Wolf Monthly Report: April 2015

by Mark MacAllister

Page 2 : Pack Summaries

Arizona
Bluestem Pack - In April, the Bluestem Pack continued to use its traditional territory in the central portion of the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest (ASNF). Wolf F1339 and M1394 have been located together for three consecutive months and will now be referred to as the Panther Creek Pack. Wolf f1340 remained separated from the Bluestem Pack for the month of April. Researchers have documented f1340 traveling with a collared wolf with a non-functional radio collar. Researchers have also documented denning behavior for f1340 during this month. Wolf m1331 has been located separate from the Bluestem Pack during the month. Researchers have documented denning behavior from AF1042 during the month of April. F1333 and m1382 have remained with AF1042 throughout April.

Elk Horn Pack - In April, AF1294 and M1342 were located within their traditional territory in the northeast portion of the ASNF in Arizona. Researchers have documented denning behavior by the Elk Horn Pack this month.

Hawks Nest Pack - In April, the Hawks Nest Pack was located within its traditional territory in the north-central portion of the ASNF. On April 23, researchers observed five wolves travelling together in the Hawks Nest Pack.

Marble Pack - F1340 has been located separate from the Bluestem Pack for three consecutive months and has been documented traveling with a male wolf with a non-functional radio collar in the northwest-central portion of the ASNF. F1340 has been documented showing denning behavior during this month.

Maverick Pack - During April, the Maverick Pack traveled within its traditional territory both on the Fort Apache Indian Reservation (FAIR) and ASNF. Wolf F1335 has been located separate from the Maverick Pack in April and has continued to travel with M1338 in the southern portion of the ASNF.

Panther Creek Pack - F1339 and M1394 have been located together for three consecutive months and will now be referred to as the Panther Creek Pack.

Rim Pack - On April 22, the Rim Pack was released back into its territory on Fish Bench. The pack was together for nine days and then split apart. AF1305 has continued to stay within the traditional Rim Pack Territory while M1130 has wandered between Mt. Baldy and the Black River.

Tsay o Ah Pack - During April, the Tsay o Ah Pack was located on the FAIR.

Tse ighan lige Pack - M1249 has not been located for three months. This is probably due to a malfunctioning radio collar. M1249 is now considered fate unknown.

Hoodoo Pack - In April, M1290 was in the area northwest of Noble Mountain and west of Nutrioso in Arizona.

Lone wolf M1161 - In April, M1161 was located on the San Carlos Apache Reservation (SCAR).

New Mexico
Coronado Pack - In April, researchers located AM1051 in south-central portion of the Gila Wilderness.

Dark Canyon Pack - Throughout April, researchers located this pack within its traditional territory in the west-central portion of the Gila National Forest (GNF). Researchers documented denning behavior in this pack during the month.

Fox Mountain Pack - In April researchers documented the Fox Mountain Pack within its traditional territory in the northwest portion of the GNF. Currently the only functioning collar in the Fox Mountain Pack is on m1396.

Iron Creek Pack - In April, the Iron Creek Pack continued to utilize its territory in the northern portion of the Gila Wilderness and the southern portion of the Gila National Forest.

Lava Pack - Throughout April, M1285 and F1295 were located together traveling in the northwest portion of the Gila Wilderness.

Luna Pack - In April, AM1155 and AF1115 of the Luna Pack remained in their traditional territory in the north-central portion of the GNF.

Mangas Pack - In April, M1296 traveled within the northern portion of the GNF in New Mexico and east of the Gila National Forest boundary.

Prieto Pack - In April, the Prieto Pack was located within its traditional territory in the north-central portion of the GNF. Researchers have documented denning behavior in the Prieto Pack during April.

San Mateo Pack - During April, researchers located AF903 traveling with M1345 within the traditional San Mateo Pack territory.

Willow Springs Pack - Throughout April, researchers located the Willow Springs Pack in its traditional territory in the north-central portion of the GNF. AF1279 and m1385 have been missing for three consecutive months and are now considered fate unknown.

Lone wolf M1284 - Throughout April, M1284 was located traveling the northern-central portion of the GNF.

Lone wolf M1338 - Throughout April, M1338 was located traveling in the central portion of the ASNF with F1335 from the Maverick Pack.

Lone wolf mp1350 - Throughout April, mp1350 has been located in the northern portion of the Gila Wilderness and the southern portion of the GNF in New Mexico.

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