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Another wolf escapes Bays Mountain Park

[large thumbnail url=”another-wolf-escapes-bays-mountain-park” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”04″ day=”19″] [thumbnail icon url=”another-wolf-escapes-bays-mountain-park” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”04″ day=”19″] Just months after six wolves escaped their enclosure after a fallen branch knocked down fencing, Bays Mountain Park closes their doors again as they seek to recapture a wolf who escaped over the weekend.

Bays Mountain Park is closed today while workers attempt to catch a wolf that escaped after a tree limb fell and breached the wolf enclosure’s primary and secondary fences.

The incident follows recent and pending park efforts to reduce the likelihood of such a scenario repeating. City officials said the tree limb that fell was from a live tree.

Park officials estimate the breach occurred sometime during the night on Saturday resulting in the escape of five of the park’s seven wolves. Following a phone call by a resident living on park grounds advising of a possible problem, staff arrived by 9:30 a.m. Sunday and immediately began recovery efforts. Within three hours, four of the five wolves had been successfully returned to the habitat…

Read the entire article: Bays Mountain Park closed while workers look for one of the wolves that escaped during the weekend

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