Joanna Krupa Crying Wolf for REAL in the Hollywood Hills!

EXCLUSIVE

Joanna Krupa wants so badly to save an animal she thinks is part wolf ... she's willing to sit face-to-face with it ... in the wild. 

Krupa tells TMZ she first saw the creature in the Hollywood Hills more than a week ago. She thinks it's part wolf, part dog and noticed it was bleeding -- so she started feeding it daily.

Her plan is to gain the animal's trust and then capture it and take it to a vet for treatment, but that won't be easy. She says dog rescue people have seen her video and think it could be up to 70% wolf ... which would also make it more dangerous to approach.

If it turns out to be domesticated, Joanna says she might adopt it or help it find a safe home through Lockwood Animal Rescue Center in Ventura.

Do NOT try this in your own backyard.

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