Species Identification Confidence:
I'm absolutely certain
Individual(s) Observed (seen)
Observer saw 2 wolverines of noticeably different sizes feeding on elk carcass; backtracking indicated pair was traveling together. Observer has "very rarely" sighted wolverines in his 30-year history hunting mountain lions in the Beaverhead Mtns.
Decimal Degrees: 45.3,-113.7
Mix of subalpine and dry conifer forest dominated by lodgepole pine; scattered open meadows in vicinity; road density negligible in upper Carmen Creek drainage--high "wilderness" value.
Game Management Unit:
October 23, 2007 (All day)
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
Animal Observation Report (Sightings)