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Month: February 2011

Remembering Kaila

February 28, 2011

Last Monday the WCC announced the passing of Kaila, the Center’s first Ambassador wolf. In the following days we have received countless letters, emails, and photos from those who had been touched by Kaila and her pack mates over the years. Thank you so much for the outpouring of kind words and gestures, Kaila was…

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And the Oscar Goes to…

February 27, 2011

Dynamite the Gyrfalcon Atka deserves an Academy Award for appearing at ease while two other Arctic Ambassadors wowed WCC visitors on his home turf. Atka is not usually fond of sharing the spotlight with “outsiders” but perhaps Dynamite the gyrfalcon and Juneau the snowy owl are getting a pass as fellow denizens of the tundra… 

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Arctic Fest: Wings and Wolves 2011

February 26, 2011

   Heads up Atka, another arctic beast is coming to town! Tomorrow the WCC celebrates “Arctic Fest: Wings and Wolves” with Dynamite the Gyrfalcon and some other feathered ambassadors from Brian Bradley’s Skyhunters in Flight. We can’t wait!

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It’s Not Polite to Play with Your Food….

February 25, 2011

…but it sure is cute if it’s a nine-month-old wolf! Yesterday morning our camera caught red wolf “pup” m1803 entertaining himself with a deer bone. Although none of his pack mates were interested in joining the fun, a chatty raven enjoyed watching on. If you want to watch the red wolf pack yourself, visit our…

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It’s Okay to Stare!

February 24, 2011

Don’t worry M1483, red wolf F1397 is bound to come around! Red wolf F1397 says “Not now..” to M1483 by Josh Lewis  It’s an exciting time for wolves and the WCC — it’s the season of romance! Hormones are racing and several courtships have begun. We’re keeping our eye on three breeding pairs (see The…

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Taking Comfort…

February 24, 2011

Thank you all so much for the support. It’s been wonderful to receive so many kind words and photos! The WCC’s “Staff Pack” have been a great comfort too. They never fail to bring out a smile 🙂

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Goodbye Kaila

February 22, 2011

Kaila R.I.P. (May 1, 1995 – February 21, 2011) It is with great sadness that the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) announces the death of Kaila, the quiet queen of the Center’s “Ambassador Pack.”  At 15 years old, Kaila was our oldest Ambassador.  She pioneered our education program as the WCC’s first wolf and witnessed our…

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Lazing on a Sunny Afternoon

February 20, 2011

Atka’s world: it’s a sunny and cool Sunday with snow on the way – what’s not to like?  Hope everybody is  having a great weekend!

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Here Comes the Weekend!

February 19, 2011

It’s time to take on Saturday, but first maybe I’ll just rest my eyes for a few seconds…

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Here Comes the Sun

February 18, 2011

The red wolf “Fab Four” were among the 24 wolves that serenaded our community yesterday 🙂

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