Month: February 2013

Wolves of the Lower 48 Slated to Lose Endangered Species Act Protections

February 27, 2013

Last year the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) released a five year review for the wolf that recommends stripping Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections from gray wolves across the…

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Remembering Ambassador Wolf Kaila

February 21, 2013

Kaila R.I.P. (May 1, 1995 – February 21, 2011) Two years ago today we said goodbye to the WCC’s quiet queen. Kaila pioneered our education program as the WCC’s first…

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Project Citizen Science Lets Yellowstone Visitors Aid Wolf Research

February 20, 2013

The next time you visit Yellowstone and take a great wolf photo, you could also be helping researchers as they monitor everything from infectious diseases to breeding habits among the…

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Red Wolf Courtship (?)

February 14, 2013

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Best of luck wooing your mate. Red wolf M1483 needed some help with his timing back in February of 2010… Enjoy! Video: WCC’s Josh Lewis

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February 13, 2013

  It’s an exciting time for wolves and the Wolf Conservation Center– it’s the season of romance! Hormones are racing and hopefully several courtships have already begun. We’re keeping our…

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Atka at the GRAMMYs

February 10, 2013

 Atka rocks out with some of his favorite artists Billy Idol Gene Simmons Tony Bennett Adele Willow Smith (I Whip My Hair)

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Mexican Wolves Make Sizable Investment

February 7, 2013

Mexican gray wolf F613 Winter is here and it’s an exciting time for wolves and the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC)! Wolves are “mono-estrus” — breeding only once a year during…

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Wild Mexican Wolf Numbers Increase to 75

February 6, 2013

U.S Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) delivered some encouraging news on the lobo front! During its annual year-end surveys, the Mexican wolf Interagency Field Team counted at least 75 Mexican…

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Runaway Groom? Mexican Wolf’s Wild Life Short-Lived

February 5, 2013

AZGFD photo Last month we celebrated the first new Mexican wolf release in over 1500 days. Now we’re counting his days in captivity before he gets a second chance —…

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Atka Reacts to Predictions from Punxsutawney

February 2, 2013

 “That rodent predicts an early Spring? I’m swimming to Greenland.”

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