It was over ten years ago, in early 2018, when the first five wolves, live-trapped in Romania, were placed inside fenced enclosures in the Lake District Park to accustom them to the area – what is known as a soft release. The moment was the end of a long a difficult road for the biologists & ecologists who had proposed the re-introduction many years before.

All images below by Robin Zahler, rights reserved

Wolves is a celebration of the success of the wolf pack and a guide to encountering them in their Lakeland environment. Read the sections below to find our more about the wolf pack’s biology, ecology and the story of their re-introduction.