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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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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