Month: January 2013

Visiting Yellowstone Wolves Evokes New Emotions

January 6, 2013

“…the best wolf habitat resides in the human heart. You have to leave a little space for them to live.” – Ed Bangs (Former Wolf Recovery Coordinator U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) Yellowstone: The “little space” wolves were given in 1995 and 1996 when the federal government gave the green light to return wolves to…

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Adaptations That Put Arctic Wolves At Ease

January 2, 2013

Wild Arctic gray wolves (Canis lupus arctos) live primarily in the Arctic, the region located above 67° north latitude. These fascinating creatures are designed by the pressures of nature and are well adapted to survive on the icy landscape. Atka, like his wild counterparts, has two layers of fur: the long guard hairs that form…

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