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a pair of young wolves living along the Pacific coast of Canada
September 15, 2015


At Canada’s western edge, beachcombing wolves swim between islands, eating whatever the sea serves up. Relatives babysit youngsters such as these at rendezvous sites, and their parents bring them food until they’re old enough to hunt—and beachcomb—with the pack. Coastal wolves can get as much as 90 percent of their food from the sea.

See more pictures from the October 2015 feature story “Sea Wolves.”

Photograph by Paul Nicklen, National Geographic

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