On the day of getting his collar on May 2019 wolf V080 was healthy and well nourished.
By the Team of the Animal of the Year,
Estonian text posted 07.12.2019
The life of wolves is not easy. As big predators they often hunt prey that is 5-10 times their own size: deer, elks, in certain areas also bisons. Even when there is plenty of prey in nature catching them is complicated and dangerous for a wolf. Starvation is in addition to injuries received during hunting and on being hunted by humans one of the largest death causes for wolves