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An endangered gray wolf that wandered thousands of miles through Northern California has died, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife said Thursday.

OR-54, a 3- to 4-year-old female, was found dead Wednesday in Shasta County, the agency said in a statement.

It wasn’t clear yet whether the animal died from an accident, natural causes or was killed.

Another collared wolf, OR-59, was found shot to death in Northern California. That killing is unsolved.

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