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Month: May 2009

Bird Brains (the good kind)!

May 25, 2009

Congratulations to Molly, age 8, the grand prize winner of our first contest! And congratulations to all our winners who also knew that ravens are the birds most closely associated with wolves and that many birds, including ravens, benefit from wolves by scavenging food from the animals that wolves are eating. (The photo above shows…

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Happy Birthday Atka!

May 17, 2009

Atka certainly knows how to patrol his territory in style. Our resident road warrior regularly hops into the Wolf Conservation Center van to enable folks to observe an Arctic Wolf first hand. He’s traveled as far south as Washington D.C. and as far north as Vermont, always managing to mark a place in people’s hearts…

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Spring Foal-iage

May 14, 2009

Last weekend saw another successful entry in the Wolf Conservation Center lecture series as Frank Weller, the co-founder of the Equine Angels Rescue Sanctuary (E.A.R.S.), appeared at the WCC with a rescued foal. E.A.R.S. is devoted to rescuing unwanted foals that are an unfortunate result of the manufacture of Premarin, a pharmaceutical. Frank gave a…

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Wild Weekend

May 6, 2009

We had a great weekend with Atka, conducting programs in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Vermont and meeting a bunch of cool people. One of them was Shawn, whom we met at the Herricks Cove Wildlife Festival in Vermont. Shawn was nice enough to show us his drawing of a wolf he had completed before meeting Atka.…

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Happy Birthday Apache!

May 5, 2009

We couldn’t ask for a better alpha wolf than Apache. We hope you’ll all join us in wishing our resident benevolent leader a happy 12th birthday! And don’t forget to enter our current contest!

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WCC Goes to the Birds – Contest!

May 2, 2009

photos by Josh Lewis For the last few months some of us here at the WCC have gone a little bird-crazy. Maybe seeing that Arctic Snowy Owl in Norwalk, CT last fall helped start us. By the end of the winter we were watching eagles near Bear Mountain (above photo). Then we started keeping track…

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Happy Birthday Kaila!

May 1, 2009

Kaila, the grand dame of the Wolf Conservation Center, turns 14 years old today! Please join us in wishing her a happy birthday. Being the clever wolf she is, we have no doubt she’ll let Apache and Lukas squabble over a morsel of food while she waltzes past to receive a birthday treat!

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