Two wolves arrive at their new home in Dundee

New European wolfs make first appearance at Camperdown Wildlife Park, Dundee.
New European wolfs make first appearance at Camperdown Wildlife Park, Dundee.
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Meet Loki and Aurora, the wolves who have settled in Scotland.

A Scottish wildlife centre has unveiled its latest attraction with the arrival of two European wolves.

The wolves have come from The Netherlands

The wolves have come from The Netherlands

The male and female wolves, Loki and Aurora, have settled into their new home at Dundee’s Camperdown Wildlife Park and are ready to delight visitors.

The zoo was closed to the public over the last two days to help the wolves settle in to their new home with as little disruption as possible.

Five-year-old Loki and two-year-old Aurora have been brought in to replace the previous wolves who had to be put down late last year due to cancer.

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We think that they will become one of our star attractions

Kellie Ross, animal keeper at Camperdown

Aurora was born at the Highland Wildlife Park in 2013 and Loki born in 2012 in the Netherlands. The pair have been together at the West Midlands Wildlife

Park for the last six months before arriving in Dundee.

Animal keeper Kellie Ross who is in charge of Aurora and Loki said the pair are settling in very well and added that it was hoped they would mate and the park would have their own wolf cubs.

She said: “The female Aurora has settled in well and doesn’t seem too shy. Loki is not so sure and stays in the background.

It is hoped the wolves will become Camperdown's star attraction

It is hoped the wolves will become Camperdown's star attraction

“We wouldn’t expect then to mate now until next spring once they have fully settled but we are very hopeful they will.

“They have been together for six months before they came to Dundee and they get on very well. We think that they will become one of our star attractions.”

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