Although wolves use varied vocalizations to express themselves, if you ask anyone about wolf sounds, it’s likely the howl that comes to mind. Howling helps keep family members (or pack-mates) together. Because a pack’s territory can range over vast areas, it’s not unusual for members of the pack to become separated from one another. Wolves can call to one another over great distances by howling. A howl’s low pitch and long duration is well suited for transmission on the wild landscape – a wolf’s howl can be heard up to 10 miles away in open terrain! Wolves can howl to locate other wolves, advertise the size of their pack, to warn other family members of danger using a bark howl, and more. Just like us, each wolf has a unique voice so distinctive features of each individual’s howl allow wolves to identify each other. And when every member of the pack joins the chorus, the singular howls and their harmonies give the listener the impression that pack is larger than it actually is.

What do you think Zephyr is saying?

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Despite Denali’s plummeting wolf population and the EXTINCTION of a particularly famous wolf family who called the national park home, in an unanimous vote yesterday the Alaska Board of Game rejected the proposed wolf trophy hunting/trapping ban in the eastern and northern boundary of Denali National Park. More.

Sadly, Denali wolves, bears and wolverines will continue to be lured to bait stations, trapped, snared and shot, in the backyard of Alaska’s most popular national park.

With Denali hosting over a half-million visitors each year, does it make sense for Alaska to kill the very animals they’re hoping to see?

Snapshot today, snap trapped tomorrow…

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Urgent – Alaska’s Wolves Need Your Help

Killing wolves and their pups, shooting mother bears and cubs in their dens, aerial gunning, snaring… on OUR National Wildlife Refuges?

On February 16, 2017, the House voted on H. J. RES. 69 which aims to repeal a federal rule that prohibits the inhumane slaughter of Alaskan wolf and bear populations on National Wildlife Refuges.

Find out how your Rep. voted here. The Wolf Conservation Center expresses its gratitude to the lawmakers who voted “no” on this misguided resolution.

H.J. Res. 69 is now before the Senate, where it must be passed and sent to President Trump for signature before it can take effect.

Please urge your Senators to stand up for America’s wildlife and the National Wildlife Refuge System by opposing H. J. Res. 69. Thank you!

Take Action.

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