Breakfast of Champions 5/9: Up the wolves


From the department of "late notice, but you don't want to miss this," comes an incredibly rare chance to see baby wolves. This afternoon, you can see 12- to 14-day-old wolf pups.

Today, Friday, May 9, the pups will meet the public at an event from 3:30-5:30 pm at the Wildlife Science Center in Forest Lake. It's $5 for adults and $4 for children, which is plenty cheap, and all the money goes to help support educational programs at the WSC. Later that evening, the pups will move to the center's flagship educational facility in Ely.

The International Wolf Center staff will care for the young gray wolves, who will join eight-year-old arctic wolves Malik and Shadow and four-year-old great plains wolves Maya and Grizzer, at the Ely interpretive facility.

There's going to be a party when the wolf comes home. I'll be there with a camera, and you should be, too. Suggested listening:


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