Month: March 2010

A Day in the Life of Doug Smith

March 29, 2010

Rolf Peterson and member of Doug Smith’s research team examine an elk carcass with WCC staff and volunteers. Doug Smith, the National Park Service’s director of the Yellowstone Wolf Recovery…

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Alaska’s Controversial Aerial Hunting Program Claims the Webber Creek Pack

March 19, 2010

The National Park Service is at odds with the the Alaska Department of Fish and Game for killing the Webber Creek Pack, one of seven packs the park service is…

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Thank you

March 17, 2010

Apache died a week ago today. When we announced his death, we expected that the news would weigh heavy on the hearts of many. We did not anticipate, however, the…

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A Tribute to Apache

March 11, 2010

Apache, the leader of the Wolf Conservation Center’s “ambassador”pack, passed away on March 10, 2010 at the age of 12. A benevolent alpha, Apache thrilled tens of thousands of visitors…

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Rest in Peace

March 10, 2010

Apache May 5, 1997 – March 10, 2010 “We reached the old wolf in time to watch a fierce green fire dying in her eyes. I realized then, and have…

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The End of an Era

March 4, 2010

The Druid Pack, perhaps Yellowstone’s most famous pack, is in danger of “fading away.” Wolves were exterminated from Yellowstone Park in the mid-1920’s. In the absence of natural predators, the…

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Body Language of Love?

March 3, 2010

Here’s some recent video of our exhibit red wolves. Can you see why we think pups may be on the way? Keep your fingers crossed!Music: “Chicago Falcon” by The Budos…

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