I'm looking for a book series about a group of teens who developed increased senses after adopting a baby wolf that was experimented on. The main character is a girl that becomes friends with a group of boys, one of their names was Ben, I think. Each of them had developed one sense that was greater than the others, they each had either an increased sense of smell, sight, hearing , or general physical ability.

  • I'm glad I could help. It looks like an interesting series.
    – FuzzyBoots
    Commented Apr 16, 2020 at 3:23

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This is the Virals series by Brendan and Kathy Reichs, starting with the eponymous novel, Virals.

Tory Brennan, niece of acclaimed forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan (of the Bones novels and hit TV show), is the leader of a ragtag band of teenage "sci-philes" who live on a secluded island off the coast of South Carolina. When the group rescues a dog caged for medical testing on a nearby island, they are exposed to an experimental strain of canine parvovirus that changes their lives forever.

As the friends discover their heightened senses and animal-quick reflexes, they must combine their scientific curiosity with their newfound physical gifts to solve a cold-case murder that has suddenly become very hot if they can stay alive long enough to catch the killer's scent.

Fortunately, they are now more than friends. They're a pack. They are Virals.

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