This irresistible youngster was captured during the carnivore
monitoring project carried out in Gorski Kotar by the Public Institution
Priroda in collaboration with Prof Josip Kusak, Ph.D., of the Zagreb Faculty
of Veterinary Medicine. Weighing only nine kilograms, the wolf-cub was
too small to be fitted with a telemetry tracking collar, so it was given
the name Pepi and released back into the wild. These truly delightful
photos were taken by Prof Kusak before the wolf-cub was released.