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Gray wolves leaving Buffalo Zoo's Arctic Edge

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Posted at 5:05 PM, Feb 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-22 17:05:34-05

The young gray wolves in the Buffalo Zoo’s Arctic Edge exhibit will be leaving for their new home on Wednesday.

Zoo officials say siblings Timber and Willow, who turn 2-years-old in April, were not adapting to their habitat as expected. After six months of observations, zookeepers made the decision to transfer the pair to another zoo with a different enclosure.

This spring, modifications will be made to the Arctic Edge exhibit to allow an Arctic Fox to take over that space.