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Month: August 2010

Julie of the Wolves. Oops, make that Jean!

August 28, 2010

During the weekend the Wolf Conservation Center welcomed a visit from Westchester’s own Jean Craighead George, the Newbery Medal-winning children’s author and environmentalist who is an inspiration for children and adults alike! Jean is both a friend and neighbor of the WCC and it is always a joy when she stops by for a quick…

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Remembering Lukas

August 27, 2010

Thank you so much for your support. We’ve received countless notes and photographs from many friends of the WCC. It gives us comfort to be reminded of the great impact that Lukas had on the people that he met. Lukas was a special wolf and he will be remembered as so. Music: “No One’s Gonna…

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Goodbye Lukas

August 21, 2010

Lukas R.I.P. (April 28, 1998 – August 20, 2010) It is with great sadness and disbelief that the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) announces the death of Lukas, the twelve-year-old member of the Center’s “ambassador” pack, after a very short battle with cancer. Lukas was second in command in his pack, loyal to the end to…

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Camp Critter Cries Wolf!

August 20, 2010

August 20, 2010 – Atka and his education team visited a dedicated group of kids today who are making a difference in the lives of homeless animals! The SPCA of Westchester in Briarcliff Manor, NY offers children a chance to lend a helping hand to animals in need as a part of their “Camp Critter”…

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Looks Like Somebody Needs a Nap!

August 13, 2010

It’s a challenge for first-time parents, red wolf M1483 and F1397, to catch some Zzzs. Their 14-week-old sons are keeping them up day and night!

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BREAKING NEWS – A Win for Wolves!!!

August 5, 2010

yippee!U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy reinstated Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections for wolves in Montana and Idaho! ESA protections for wolves were eliminated in the northern Rocky Mountain States of Idaho and Montana, and parts of Utah, Washington and Oregon in May of 2009. In delisting wolves, the Fish and Wildlife Service authorized Idaho and…

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Good News for the Lobo! The Mexican Gray Wolf Could Get Stronger Protections

August 5, 2010

Conservation groups are celebrating the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to review the status of the Mexican gray wolf to determine if it should be listed as an endangered species separate from other North American gray wolves! This could mean stronger protections for the critically endangered lobo.Click here to read more from the Arizona…

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