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Month: April 2009

Happy Birthday Lukas!

April 28, 2009

photo by Spencer Wilhelm Lukas turns 11 years old today, so please join us in wishing a happy birthday to the wolf that’s been called the Brad Pitt of our pack! Follow Lukas’s example and don’t forget to take time to smell the flowers, roll in the smelly stuff, snap at the flying insects, and…

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Fair Interview Excellent

April 27, 2009

The Today Show interview with J. Henry Fair, co-founder of the Wolf Conservation Center, aired this morning. It was well worth the wait and can be viewed below. If you want to view the artwork mentioned in the piece, please visit http://industrialscars.com/. Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy

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A Good Way to Start the Work Week

April 26, 2009

Yes, we wish this clip of our SSP wolves had audio! Speaking of wishes – happy belated birthday to the Mexican gray wolves born at the WCC last year on Earth Day!

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TGIF?

April 21, 2009

Sorry for the late notice, but we just got word that J Henry Fair’s Today Show segment has been moved to this Friday during the 7am (Eastern) hour.

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Tune In Earth Day for “Fair” Reporting

April 20, 2009

J. Henry Fair, co-founder of the Wolf Conservation Center, will appear on NBC’s Today show this Wednesday April 22. Fair, a prominent photographer and conservationist, will speak with Anne Thompson, NBC News’ chief environmental affairs correspondent, about various topics including water issues and his project Industrial Scars. He should be appearing during the 8am hour…

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Ready For Their Close-ups!

April 16, 2009

Here’s a couple more videos from our remote cameras. But first a random observation for all you Kaila fans (and who isn’t a Kaila fan?): The other day she was running through the enclosure when Apache suddenly appeared in front of her. Without missing a beat, she nimbly jumped right over him. Very impressive for…

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I Spy…

April 10, 2009

Now that breeding season is over, we were able to reunite the males and females that were separated at the beginning of the season. We don’t have footage of the reunion, but we do have some great video clips to post. We recently installed heat-activated movie cameras in several of the SSP enclosures to help…

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You’re In For A Treat!

April 7, 2009

photo by Maggie Howell One of the Wolf Conservation Center’s supporters, Linda Rubino, was nice enough to send us some enrichment for our ambassador wolves. We love to provide the wolves with different experiences, especially scents, so this was a great opportunity to expose the ambassadors to something new. To see the wolves reacting to…

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Apache Really “Sings”

April 2, 2009

After yesterday’s post, some people asked for the original video to be posted. Click here to view it. Enjoy!

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Conservation Groups Bring Wolf Fight Back Into Court

April 2, 2009

NRDC and Twelve Groups fight decision to remove Northern Rocky Mountain wolves from Endangered Species List LIVINGSTON, Mont. (April 1, 2009) -The long fight over wolves in the Northern Rockies continued today when the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and a coalition of concerned conservation groups announced a legal challenge to the recent US Fish…

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