Month: December 2010

Young Conservationists from Long Island are Working for Wolves

December 30, 2010

A dedicated group of 6th graders from Woodmere Middle School created this wonderful video about wolves and the importance of wolf conservation here in the U.S.. Ms Bentivegna is doing an exquisite job equipping her students with the tools necessary to safeguard the future of our nation’s wildlife and now her middle school conservationists have…

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Snow Days!

December 28, 2010

The recent blizzard means a lot of shoveling for us, but a lot of fun for our wolves!

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to All!

December 25, 2010
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Christmas Eve 2010

December 24, 2010
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Just Resting Their Eyes…

December 24, 2010
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Trying to Stay Awake…

December 24, 2010
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Waiting and Watching…

December 24, 2010
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Nothing Under the Tree Yet…

December 24, 2010
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The Season of Romance

December 21, 2010

Winter is officially here and it’s an exciting time for wolves and the WCC. January marks the beginning of the 2011 breeding season! Wolves are “mono-estrus” — breeding only once a year during the winter months. The Species Survival Plan (SSP) management groups for both the Mexican gray wolf and the red wolf determine which…

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‘Tis the Season to Chaperone

December 16, 2010

Winter time is breeding time for wolves, which means we have to make sure none of our critically endangered SSP wolves can engage in any illicit romances. Like overanxious chaperones at a high school dance, a group of Wolf Conservation Center staff and volunteers ventured into several enclosures to separate the wolves by gender. Though…

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