The alpha female gray wolf had walked up the slope and found a place to rest, soon after the alpha male followed with their pups. They went higher up then the female, pups stopped but the male kept going further. After few minutes the male came back near the pups and started howling, joined by the female where she was resting. Then the excited pups joined in, the excitement in the pups increased when the saw their mother walking up to them. They could not wait for her to reach them, all three pups in excitement started running toward their mother. Almost being knocked over as she was greeted by her pups.