Saw a Wolf near Kingston!

by Linda Pugh
(Kingston, Ontario, Canada)

We live on the eastern extremity of Kingston, and drove into Kingston, this morning, going west on Route 2 a little way past the Howe Island Ferry Road, when I spotted a lone Grey Wolf walking through a field towards the road.


He/she was close to the road and I was on the passenger side, so I got a good look at the animal.

It was apparent that he/she was going to cross the road, so we pulled over to watch and we both had a good view.

He/she was big and healthy-looking, and probably weighed about 100 pounds - too big to be a Coyote.

We often hear Coyote's at night in the summer time, making their loud yip-yipping and howling noises.

I didn't think we had wolves around here......

There are a few cattle and sheep farms in the area where this animal was spotted.....

Thanks for sending us your report of your Wolf sighting - how exciting to see it so close!

Lets hope that the abundance of wild game, will keep the domestic animals safe from Wolves.

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Wolf sighting - West end Cat Woods
by: Cheryl

Amazing animal ..... too close to residential areas!

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Wolf sighting
by: Anonymous

My daughters and I also saw a Wolf today, Christmas Eve, in our neighbor's yard eating a possible squirrel. We were not sure it was a Wolf at first but it certainly looked like one. I was researching the possibility when I found your sighting. We live in the King Pit area off Highway 2. This was a lone animal that looked healthy except for its tail, which has lost all its fur. The animal may have a disease that we have noted in Fox seen in this area. Certainly a little concerned seeing such a large animal hunting so close to homes. It did quickly run off when someone was walking nearby.


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