Month: June 2011

Happy Father’s Day!

June 19, 2011

Hoping all the fathers out there have a great day. Naturally one of our favorite dads is red wolf M1483 who sired two pups last year at the Wolf Conservation Center. Here’s some footage of him with one of his boys from last fall.

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A Fun Reunion!

June 18, 2011

What a treat! This afternoon two of the WCC’s former super interns stopped by while home from college to say “hi” to the old family. Molly, soon to be a college senior, had volunteered all throughout high school and perhaps a bit of middle school too! Nina also checked in to visit the WCC staff…

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Some Special Wolves Likely Spared by Arizona Wildfire

June 18, 2011

Mexican wolf M805 – littermate of the Bluestem Pack’s Alpha Male, M806 The Wallow Fire is still burning in Eastern Arizona and has now officially become the largest wildfire in Arizona’s history. The fire has destroyed close to a half-million acres, displacing families and setting ablaze the forest habitat that Mexican gray wolves call home.…

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Yin and Yang

June 17, 2011
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Pup-ils Growing and Learning Quickly!

June 16, 2011

At an early age wolf pups begin to develop behaviors that will help them as they grow older. Clearly Alawa and Zephyr, the Wolf Conservation Center’s 8-week-old pups, are planning for careers in veterinary medicine, as their efforts to help Dr. Charlie Duffy of the Norwalk Veterinary Hospital reveal! Dr. Duffy, a long time invaluable…

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The Wolf Conservation Center’s Art Contest for Kids Has a Winner!

June 14, 2011

The Wolf Conservation Center’s (WCC) staff and wolves would like to extend a big THANK YOU to all the kids who entered our Spring Art Contest! It’s been such a pleasure to receive so many masterpieces from children all around the world. We hope that everyone had as much fun creating the art as we…

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WolfWatcher’s One-to-One with Wolf Conservation Center’s Curator!

June 13, 2011

Dave Hornoff of National Wolfwatcher Coalition sat down with Rebecca Bose last week to discuss the Wolf Conservation Center’s Ambassador wolf program and the important “tracks” that Zephyr and Alawa will be filling. The interview includes some great pup footage as well as some fun footage of their number one nanny, Kai the German Shepherd!…

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Let’s Get Ready to RUMBLE! (Wolf Puppy Style)

June 10, 2011

Siblings will be siblings and bother and sister wolf pups, Zephyr and Alawa, are no different from the rest. Check out this adorable video of the litter mates hit the mat. Smackdowns have never been so cute:)

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Management and Status of the Eastern Wolf

June 9, 2011

Last night, representatives from several wildlife advocacy groups, governmental agencies, Native American tribes, the scientific community, industry, and any other interested parties met with Fish and Wildlife Biologists in Augusta, Maine to discuss the status of the Eastern wolf  and how any potential wolves in that state should be managed.  This meeting was called in…

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Howling Wolf Pup

June 8, 2011

The Wolf Conservation Center’s Ambassador pup named Alawa treated folks with her first howl since joining the education pack about 2 weeks ago!  Her littermate, Zephyr, is a natural crowd pleaser, happy to howl with the slightest prompting.  Perhaps now the brother and sister team will perform a duet!

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