Orion? Aysha? Vote now to name wolf pups

Or maybe ... Luna? The International Wolf Center in Ely is now asking people to vote on names for two wolf pups. The center received more than 3,000 suggestions, and judges narrowed that list to eight. Vote for your choice now!
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Visit the International Wolf Center website to vote for your favorite name.

The female pup had surgery today for a fractured femur, WCCO reports.

And check out the wolf cams.

It's been a busy week for the wolf center. First, a new director was named, as the Duluth News Tribune reported. Then a fire threatened the center's hometown of Ely.

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The International Wolf Center in Ely is inviting the public to submit names for two pups - one boy and one girl. The winning names will be announced on June 4. You can also watch the Center's new wolf pup Webcam streaming live video.

Wolf pup name winners: Luna and Boltz

The winning names were the most popular entries in a contest to label the pups that are joining the International Wolf Center's resident pack in Ely. Staff members are socializing the pups and hope to have them integrated into the pack by the end of next month.

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Rob Schultz is succeeding Mary Ortiz, who is retiring after 25 years with the Wolf Center in Ely. The Duluth News Tribune reports Schultz has "an impressive track record of exceeding fundraising goals." Most recently, he served as the executive director of the Saint Paul Police Foundation.