Month: July 2011

Wolf Conservation Center to Host Two Mexican Wolf Breeding Pairs in 2012!

July 16, 2011

F837 & M805: Love birds? Although the Mexican Wolf Annual Meeting in Mexico City is coming to a close, the Wolf Conservation Center’s (WCC) curator, Rebecca Bose, couldn’t wait until her return home to share some excellent news! One of the chief items on the meeting’s agenda is the determination of wolf breeding pairs for…

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Wolf Pup Feeding Frenzy!

July 15, 2011

Although Alawa and Zephyr are as cute as can be, staff and volunteers are often reminded that these pups are not pets.  Watch and see you even pups can “wolf down” their food…

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What a Mouthful!

July 14, 2011

Win a prize in the WCC’s July Photo Caption Contest!  The WCC’s Ambassador wolf pup nanny, Kai the German Shepherd, shares an intimate moment with Alawa the wolf.  This photo needs a caption and it’s up to you to come up with a good one!  Please post your caption in the comments section below. A…

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The 2011 Mexican Wolf Annual Meeting Begins!

July 13, 2011

Rebecca Bose with Mexican wolf pup born at the WCC in 2007 Representatives from dozens of facilities participating in the Species Survival Plan (MWSSP) are heading to Mexico City today for the MWSSP Annual Meeting to tackle the all issues associated with conserving the lobo. This meeting is bringing together Fish and Wildlife Agencies from…

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Rub-A-Dub-Dub Two Wolves in a Tub!

July 11, 2011

Wolf Conservation Center staff and volunteers had a blast introducing a pup pool to 11-week-old wolf pups Alawa and Zephyr last week.  They both circled the pool several times before Zephyr made the pioneer plunge.  Alawa followed her brother shortly thereafter and then the water play was on!

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Day Three in Yellowstone – Becoming a “Track Star!”

July 10, 2011

Here’s the latest WCC Yellowstone report from Diane Bentivegna of National WolfWatcher Coalition. I think she’s hooked! Day Three in Yellowstone by Diane Bentivegna Why did the coyote cross the road? Yellowstone! The name conjures up fascinating visions of bubbling hot springs and thundering geysers, towering waterfalls and crystal clear lakes. If these thermal features…

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Day Two in Yellowstone, Dances in Lamar

July 9, 2011

Here’s our second riveting Yellowstone report from Diane Bentivegna of National WolfWatcher Coalition. Want to dance?Day Two in Yellowstone by Diane Bentivegna With its resident wolf packs, Lamar Valley has become a mecca for wolfwatchers to Yellowstone. True to this expectation, Day Two of the WCC Expedition to this national park proved to be yet…

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Day One in Yellowstone, A WolfWatcher Sees Her first Wild Wolf!

July 8, 2011

Late last night we received our first Yellowstone report from Diane Bentivegna of National WolfWatcher Coalition. It appears the Wolf Conservation Center’s Summer Yellowstone Adventure is off to an awesome start! Big thanks to Diane for sharing her experience and WCC’s Spencer Wilhelm for the photos. Day One in Yellowstone by Diane Bentivegna Renowned throughout…

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Déjà Vu?

July 7, 2011

Ambassador wolf Kaila as a pup in 1995 – Ambassador wolf Zephyr in 2011

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The WCC Yellowstone Adventure Begins!

July 6, 2011

Early this morning members of the Wolf Conservation Center’s education team howled goodbye to Ambassador wolves Atka, Zephyr, and Alawa before beginning their trek to Yellowstone National Park for a week of wildlife watching! The crew of adventure seeking WCC friends and supporters will meet up with Yellowstone Wolf Tracker‘s Nathan Varley and Linda Thurston…

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