Wolverines are solitary animals. There are only an estimated 200 to 250 wolverines left in the lower 48 and they slowly reproduce.
The notoriously fierce carnivore favors rugged and remote places.
Consider yourself lucky if you see signs of one in the backcountry.
A group of amateur trackers led by professional scientists didn't see just one this weekend during a forest carnivore study held about an hour north of Helena.