The new arrivals bring the total wolf population of Isle Royale National Park to eight.
As well as the Fernandina tortoise, another “giant” species thought to be possibly extinct showed up this year—Wallace’s giant bee.
It’s great that sharks, whales, and sea otters are bouncing back in some marine areas. But it may also increase human-wildlife conflicts.
The five-year-old male, OR7, nicknamed Journey, didn't stop believin'. Now, he and his mate are likely the first breeding pair west of the Cascade Range in almost a century.