Every day we do wolf care, staff write notes in the logs to inform other staff of any issues or concerns as well as give overall status information on the individual wolves. I thought I would share some of these comments in this week's logs. <br> Boltz is very submissive to the adults wolves and as a male pup, receives a fair amount of dominance. This impacts his feeding behavior and often backs off when the others are actively feeding. We had some pigeons donated from Wildlife Services that were removed from the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport terminal and we will feed the frozen pigeons as a distraction for the pups. On Thursday September 6th, staff wrote the following: <br> "Boltz and Luna are out there eating their pigeons and Denali came by and tried to take Boltz's away from him but Boltz stood his ground and growled at Denali until Denali walked away."<br> As the curator, when I read this, it is reassuring that he has the ability to guard and possess when the possession is more stimulating than a hand full of beef. Boltz is more of my concern than Luna as far as eating. His timid behavior means he'll back off unless you take the time and patience to make sure he gets fed. We spend hours each day making sure the pups get the resources they need, which is why he is nearly 70 lbs this week.
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