They are the second pack of wolves spotted in Northern California since 2015.
The Department of Fish and Wildlife said Wednesday the pups were born this spring in Lassen National Forest to a female wolf of unknown origins.
The male wolf is known as OR7, a wolf that carries a tracking device and has been spotted making trips into California from Oregon.
State biologists captured the 75-pound female gray wolf on June 30 and fitted her with a tracking collar. An examination revealed she had recently given birth to pups.
The following day, biologists found that a trail camera had photographed three gray pups playing in front of it.
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