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Nomadic trek of Oregon’s lonely wolf attracts international attention

Oregon’s wolf-without-a-home, “OR7,” may not attain the level of notoriety of a similar iconic namesake, James Bond’s “007,” but his exploits have reached a similar international stage.OR7, recall, broke from the infamous Imnaha wolf pack, cut diagonally across Oregon and seems to be settling into new digs in Klamath County, said Michelle Dennehy, spokeswoman for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

It’s what young wolves do when searching for a mate and a new nest.

Jeff Barnard of the Associated Press picked up the story, which vaulted to MSNBC, Yahoo.com (OR7 was one of three headliners on its main portal), Washingtonpost.com and several others. In fact, Dennehy’s recent Google search showed it on more than 300 Web sites.

That took it global, of course…

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