Ely, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- 1,500 names were sent in to name the newest additions to the International Wolf Center and now the wolf pups need your help in selecting their new names.
The male and female pups, for now nicknamed Bolts and Peanut, need you to vote for which name would best suit them.
Bolts and Peanut recently came to the Wolf Center from a USDA licensed facility.
Members looked through all 1,500 name entries and were able to pick out four names for each pup that the public can now vote on.
The names for Peanut include:
African: "A little thing in the eye is big"
African: "Little things that are important"
Pronounced Kah-NAY-Nay or Kah-Neen
English girl name. The meaning of the name is "Lively".
The attitude and tenacity she has shown despite her medical issues
Names for Bolts include:
Scandinavian/Old French: "Shelter/Herald; one who brings news"
A nickname for a pup that has a quick step around the enclosure, he does recognize this name when used by staff
Native American: "Wind"
\o-rion\ as a boy's name is pronounced oh-RYE-on. It is of Greek origin. Greek mythology: Orion was a mighty hunter.
Voting ends on May 31st and the winning names will be announced on June 4th.
Posted to the web by Krista Burns