Black Bay trail cam captures eight-week-old wolves

Sandy Barro has more than 400 photos of a mother wolf and her eight youngsters, captured over a span of nearly two months.

Sandy Barro has more than 400 photos of a mother wolf and her eight youngsters

John and Sandy Barro first captured these wolf pups on their trail cam at the end of June. (Sandy Barro)

A Thunder Bay, Ont. family has scored a rare trail cam treat:  more than 400 images of a mother wolf and her eight pups, captured over a span of around eight weeks.

Sandy Barro estimates the pups were just eight weeks old when her Black Bay trail cams first took pictures of them. 

Sandy Barro estimated the pups were around eight weeks old in this photo. (Sandy Barro)

The cameras capture wolves every week or two, she said.  However, in six years, Barro and her husband had never before seen any so young.

"I think it's quite rare," she added.

"It was pretty exciting."

Here are the pups again just over a week ago. (Sandy Barro)

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