SISKIYOU COUNTY (CBS SF) — Wildlife biologists believe they have spotted a lone gray wolf in Northern California’s Siskiyou County.
Several cameras captured an image of the wolf last May.READ MORE: UPDATE: Atmospheric River: I-880 Shutdown, Flooded Roadways, Damaged Homes, Massive Rockslides In Storm's Wake
If confirmed, it would be the first gray wolf sighting in over a year.READ MORE: Atmospheric River: High Winds Topple Trees, Scaffolding in San Francisco
The gray wolf is on California’s Endangered Species List. Canis lupus was hunted to extinction in the 1920s. Ranchers considered them a threat to livestock.MORE NEWS: Atmospheric River: Parts of San Mateo County Pummeled with Heavy Rain, Flooding
According to officials at California Fish and Wildlife, Gray wolves pose little direct risk to humans.