Month: September 2010

Pillow Fight!

September 24, 2010

Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) staff and volunteers are always looking for unique ways to say “thank you” to the Ambassador wolves for helping us educate people about the importance of their wild brothers and sisters. Our enrichment gifts vary as do the responses from the wolves. See earlier posts: Something Fishy, Close Encounters of a…

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Week 2: What Will the Future Hold for Nine Special Lobos?

September 21, 2010

The last 40 or so wild-roaming endangered Mexican gray wolves call a vast stretch of forest in southeast Arizona and southwest New Mexico home. Roughly two-thirds of the available habitat for these wolves is in the state of New Mexico but only half of the current population resides in this state. When the U. S.…

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Week 1: What will the Future Hold for Nine Special Lobos?

September 14, 2010

The last 40 or so wild-roaming endangered Mexican gray wolves call a vast stretch of forest in southeast Arizona and southwest New Mexico home. Roughly two-thirds of the available habitat for these wolves is in the state of New Mexico but only half of the current population resides in this state. When the U. S.…

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Red Wolf Pups Getting Older But Not Bolder

September 8, 2010

As tradition dictates, during Labor Day weekend the reclusive 4-month-old red wolf pups at the Wolf Conservation Center cautiously emerged from their den. Having seen their shadows, signaling the end of the summer, they quickly returned to their elusive ways. OK, maybe we’re confusing our holidays, but it was nice to get a good look…

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Wolf Watcher’s Spotlight on the Lobo

September 7, 2010

During a hot day in August, Dave Hornoff of WOLFWATCHER.COM stopped by the WCC with Brooke, his lovely 12-yr-old niece, to talk about wolves and their recovery. It was a really nice visit, Brooke had never seen real wolves before (Kaila was officially her first!) and Dave was able to gain some insight on the…

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Strolling With Kaila

September 3, 2010

Just a quick look at the grande dame of the Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem, NY. Kaila is a 15 year-old Canadian/Rocky Mountain gray wolf. When we saw her out on her favorite perch this morning we couldn’t resist shooting some footage. Maybe it’s not our most exciting video, but everybody deserves a look…

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Buggin’ Out!

September 2, 2010

It’s a beautiful summer day, but red wolf M1483, can’t quite relax… If you want to try to spot the red wolf pack yourself, visit our live WOLFCAM. If you see something cool, let us know on our Facebook Page!

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Labor Day is Approaching and WCC Volunteers are Taking the Holiday Literally!

September 1, 2010

(In photo Left to right: Diane Biegler, Chris Ruppert, Nancy Koury, Maggie Howell, Barbara Mignano, Chris Mars)August 31, 2010 – A dedicated crew of WCC volunteers rolled up their sleeves yesterday and got elbow deep in woodchips all in the name of wolves! It was hot and muggy but the weather didn’t slow down our…

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