ANDREW SELSKY Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A wolf that wandered thousands of miles from Oregon and became the first wild wolf spotted in California in almost 90 years before returning to Oregon and starting a pack is believed to be dead, wildlife officials said. The wandering wolf, known as OR7, leaves behind a pack composed of its mate and three other wolves in the mountains of southern Oregon, wildlife biologists said in an annual wolf report released Wednesday. It's one of 22 packs documented in Oregon, up from 16 in 2018. The number of wolves in the state increased 15% to 158 during that time. OR7, with a thick coat of gray and cream-colored fur, was dubbed Journey after a naming contest. A GPS collar allowed millions of people to track the animal when it left its pack i
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