Animals Wildlife Fluffy Arctic Wolf Pups Emerge From Den By Catie Leary Writer and Photographer Georgia State University Catie Leary writes and curates visual stories about science, animals, the arts, travel, and the natural world. our editorial process Catie Leary Updated June 05, 2017 Share Twitter Pinterest Email Animals Wildlife Pets Animal Rights Endangered Species Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images Photos: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images Cute wolf babies A pack of Arctic wolf puppies play with each other and explore their enclosure on May 31 while their mother maintains a watchful eye at the Berlin Zoo in Germany. Born in April, these puppies spent several weeks in their den before finally venturing out into world. Arctic wolves, a subspecies of the gray wolf, are found in Arctic regions of Canada, Alaska and Greenland. Because they make their home in extremely harsh, remote locations, wild Arctic wolves are rarely threatened by hunting and habitat destruction. * * * A wolf nuzzles one of the tiny wolf pups perched atop a boulder. * * * Hungry wolf pups gather around their mother to nurse.