Yellowstone Wolf Update
Jan 5, 1999



TOTAL WOLF POPULATION = 31 adults + 45 yearlings + 41 pups = 116

Wolf locations are always subject to change

  • Total wolf packs or groups = 11
  • Total free-ranging wolves = 116

Crystal Creek Pack
Wolf # & Sex Age Color Social Status Location
005F adult gray alpha Pelican Valley
104M 1 year black alpha Pelican Valley
118M 1 year black subordinate Pelican Valley
119? 1 year black subordinate Pelican Valley
120M 1 year gray subordinate Pelican Valley
121? 1 year gray subordinate Pelican Valley
122? 1 year gray subordinate Pelican Valley
136F 1 year black subordinate Pelican Valley
170? pup black subordinate Pelican Valley
171? pup black subordinate Pelican Valley
172? pup black subordinate Pelican Valley
173? pup black subordinate Pelican Valley
174? pup gray subordinate Pelican Valley
175? pup gray subordinate Pelican Valley
176? pup gray subordinate Pelican Valley
177? pup gray subordinate Pelican Valley

Leopold Pack
Wolf # & Sex Age Color Social Status Location
002M 4 years black alpha Blacktail Plateau
007F 4 years gray alpha Blacktail Plateau
055? 2 years gray subordinate Blacktail Plateau
056M 2 years black subordinate Blacktail Plateau
095F 1 year gray subordinate Blacktail Plateau
096F 1 year gray subordinate Blacktail Plateau
097? 1 year gray subordinate Blacktail Plateau
099? 1 year black subordinate Blacktail Plateau
148? pup black subordinate Blacktail Plateau
149? pup black subordinate Blacktail Plateau
150? pup black subordinate Blacktail Plateau
151? pup gray subordinate Blacktail Plateau
152? pup gray subordinate Blacktail Plateau

Rose Creek Pack
Wolf # & Sex Age Color Social Status Location
008M 4 years gray alpha Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
009F adult black alpha Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
018F 3 years black beta Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
051F? 2 years gray subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
053F? 2 years black subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
077F 1 year black subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
078F 1 year black subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
079? 1 year black subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
080? 1 year black subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
081? 1 year black subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
082M 1 year gray subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
084? 1 year gray subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
085? 1 year gray subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
153? pup black subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
154? pup black subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
155? pup black subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
156? pup black subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
157? pup black subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
158? pup black subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
159? pup black subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
160? pup gray subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
161? pup gray subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr
162? pup gray subordinate Hellroaring Cr to Slough Cr

Druid Peak Pack
Wolf # & Sex Age Color Social Status Location
021M 3 years black alpha Lamar Valley
040F 3 years gray alpha Lamar Valley
042F 3 years black beta Lamar Valley
103F 1 year black subordinate Lamar Valley
105? 1 year black subordinate Lamar Valley
106F 1 year gray subordinate Lamar Valley
163? pup gray subordinate Lamar Valley

Chief Joseph I Pack
Wolf # & Sex Age Color Social Status Location
033F 3 years black alpha W YNP to Tom Miner Basin
034M adult gray alpha W YNP to Tom Miner Basin
113? 1 year gray subordinate W YNP to Tom Miner Basin
114? 1 year gray subordinate W YNP to Tom Miner Basin
115? 1 year gray subordinate W YNP to Tom Miner Basin
116? 1 year gray subordinate W YNP to Tom Miner Basin
143? pup black subordinate W YNP to Tom Miner Basin
144? pup black subordinate W YNP to Tom Miner Basin
145? pup black subordinate W YNP to Tom Miner Basin
146? pup gray subordinate W YNP to Tom Miner Basin
147? pup gray subordinate W YNP to Tom Miner Basin

Chief Joseph II Group
Wolf # & Sex Age Color Social Status Location
016F 3 years black alpha north of YNP
164? pup black subordinate north of YNP
165? pup black subordinate north of YNP
166? pup black subordinate north of YNP
167? pup gray subordinate north of YNP
168? pup gray subordinate north of YNP

Soda Butte Pack
Wolf # & Sex Age Color Social Status Location
014F adult gray alpha southern YNP
043M 2 years gray unknown southern YNP
044F 2 years black subordinate southern YNP
123M 1 year gray subordinate southern YNP
124? 1 year gray subordinate southern YNP
125? 1 year gray subordinate southern YNP
126? 1 year black subordinate southern YNP

Jackson Trio
Wolf # & Sex Age Color Social Status Location
029M 3 years gray alpha Teton National Park
129F 1 year black alpha Teton National Park
137? 1 year black subordinate Teton National Park

Teton Duo
Wolf # & Sex Age Color Social Status Location
124F 3 years black alpha Teton Wilderness
133M 1 year black alpha Teton Wilderness

Nez Perce Pack
Wolf # & Sex Age Color Social Status Location
048F 2 years black alpha Madison-Firehole area, YNP
070M 2 years gray uncertain Madison-Firehole area, YNP
072M 2 years gray uncertain Madison-Firehole area, YNP
092M 1 year gray subordinate Madison-Firehole area, YNP
178? pup gray subordinate Madison-Firehole area, YNP
179? pup gray subordinate Madison-Firehole area, YNP
180? pup gray subordinate Madison-Firehole area, YNP

Sunlight Pair
Wolf # & Sex Age Color Social Status Location
041F 3 years black alpha Sunlight Basin
052M 2 years black alpha Sunlight Basin

Missing Wolves
Wolf # & Sex Age Color Originating Pack Collared?
023M 3 years gray Rose Creek no
049? 2 years gray Nez Perce no
050? 2 years gray Nez Perce no
054? 2 years gray Leopold no
065F 2 years gray Sawtooth yes
093M 1 year gray Nez Perce no
094M 1 year gray Nez Perce no
098? 1 year black Leopold no
107? 1 year gray Druid Peak no
109? 1 year black Chief Joseph II no
128M 1 year black Thorofare no
130? 1 year black Thorofare no
131? 1 year black Thorofare no
132M 1 year black Washakie yes
134? 1 year gray Washakie no
138? 1 year black Washakie no







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