Wolverine Spotted at Big Mountain

By Beacon Staff

Skiers at Whitefish Mountain Resort received an additional thrill with the sighting of a wolverine on the slopes.

Ski patroller Chuck Cameron says he found a deer carcass in the area along with wolverine tracks and scat about 200 yards from the base of a chairlift.

Flathead National Forest wildlife biologist Amy Jacobs said several people called her about spotting the elusive predator on Monday.

Cameron says he can only recall one other time a wolverine spotting occurred, some 10 years ago near Hellroaring Peak.

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