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Veterinarian Ole Alcumbrac said his position in the count is gunner. He is accompanied in the helicopter by a pilot and a “mugger,” a biologist who tracks the wolves by listening to the frequencies emitted by their collars. (Jenna Miller/Cronkite News)

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