Month: May 2011

Happy Mother’s Day!

May 8, 2011

Mexican Gray wolf F613 with her young pup in 2007 Wishing F613, F628, F1397 and all the mothers out there a wonderful Mother’s Day!

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Special Report from News Lobo New York!

May 7, 2011

News Lobo NY reporter: Mexican Gray wolf F837 Good morning everyone.  It’s been a wild morning here at the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) in South Salem, NY.  The Red Wolf Family has been quite active and extremely vocal all morning.  So far it appears that F1397 is not a new mother.  To repeat, we believe…

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Happy Birthday M1803 and M1804!

May 6, 2011

A year ago today, red wolves M1803 (above) and M1804 were born!  It has been such a thrill for the WCC family of supporters to watch the two brothers develop into beautiful yearlings via the WCC’s WOLFCAM and when attending onsite education programs. My how they have grown!  The beautiful boys are breathtaking, currently darker…

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Northern Rocky Mountain Wolves – No Longer on the Endangered Species List

May 5, 2011

As of today, wolves of Idaho and Montana, eastern Washington, eastern Oregon and northern Utah are no longer on the endangered species list and controversial wolf hunts are set to begin this fall.  Montana alone is proposing a quota of 220 wolves – the highest proposed quota yet, up from 75 in the state’s inaugural…

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Red Wolf WOLFCAM is Up and Running Again!

May 4, 2011

The WCC’s red wolf WOLFCAM is back up and running!  We applogize that it’s been down for a couple of days during this exciting time. We’re hoping red wolf F1397 will be having pups any day now so please let us know if you see any interesting activity.  You can post your observations here on…

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Northern Rocky Mountain Wolves Losing Federal Protections Tomorrow

May 4, 2011

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced that wolves of Idaho and Montana, eastern Washington, eastern Oregon and northern Utah will be removed from the endangered species list tomorrow.  Wolves on Wyoming will retain federal protection until the state proposes a plan approved by the Fish and Wildlife Service.  Montana and Idaho have already started plans for…

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Surprise Reunion!

May 3, 2011

Helene and Atka  Atka planned an easy day. Wake up, eat, nap, and eat again. He was happy to be spending the day alone with his enormous raw turkey and with no interruptions. But when Atka saw WCC co-founder Hélène Grimaud this afternoon, he dropped the bird and whined with excitement! Surprise Atka 🙂

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And the Winner is…

May 2, 2011

Red wolves m1803 and m1804 at 2 weeks old Congratulation to Dan Karpf on winning last week’s photo caption contest! We can never resist a classic comedy reference. It was a tough decision, but Karpf’s caption: “Well, here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into.” is a winner. Thanks to everyone who entered!

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Happy May Day!

May 1, 2011
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