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Published on June 02, 2023
Return of the Wolverine: Second Sighting In California In 100 Years

One of the estimated 300-400 wolverines left in the contiguous United States has been making appearances in Yosemite and the Sierras, marking only the second sighting of a wolverine in California in the last century. The last sighting was in 2018, leading wildlife specialists to believe that this is a different wolverine. Wolverines are a threatened species, and this rare sighting has generated excitement among conservationists and California's Department of Fish and Wildlife. They urge anyone who spots the wolverine to report the sighting on their Wildlife Incident Reporting page. Continue reading on SFist →

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