Month: March 2013

Happy Easter

March 31, 2013
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Wolf Conservation Center Supporters List 15 Reasons Why Lobos Should Remain Protected

March 29, 2013

 On March 20, 2013 the Arizona Game and Fish Commission voted to support a letter written by Senators Hatch (R-Utah) and Lummis (R-Wyo), a decision that could prove devastating for the recovery of the critically endangered Mexican gray wolf (Canis lupus baileyi). In a unanimous decision, the commission voted to back the effort by these…

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The Wild is Calling, The Lobos are Ready

March 27, 2013

Associated Press – January 26, 2009 9:44 PM ETPINETOP, Ariz. (AP) – Federal agents are investigating the suspicious death of a Mexican gray wolf near Pinetop. The female wolf was found on Jan. 19. It had died from a gunshot wound and was dumped along Highway 260. The wolf was part of the Moonshine Pack…

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Growing Up Lobo

March 26, 2013

On April 20, 2008, the Wolf Conservation Center family got a whole lot bigger! Mexican gray wolf F613 quietly had six pups in her den on Earth day. These pups were not only adorable, they’re also a contribution to the recovery of their species.Curator Rebecca Bose give one of the pups its one-week checkup. At…

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#LoboWeek: A Wild Perspective

March 24, 2013

Mexican Gray Wolf AF1056. January 2011 It’s day three of #LoboWeek, a national movement honoring a milestone for Mexican gray recovery – the 15th Anniversary of the lobos’ return to the wild. Enormous thanks to Wolf Conservation Center friend and supporter, Melissa Ruszczyk, for offering a special point of view on lobo recovery in her…

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Ambassador Wolf Atka Endorses #LoboWeek

March 24, 2013
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#LoboWeek – An International Movement To Celebrate a Milestone in Wolf Recovery

March 23, 2013

  #LoboWeek – Join the Movement! On March 29, 1998, 11 captive-reared Mexican gray wolves (Canis lupus baileyi) were released to the wild for the first time in the Blue Range Recovery Area of Arizona and New Mexico. Missing from the landscape for more than 30 years, the howl of the rarest and most unique…

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Arizona Commission Backs Mexican Gray Wolf Delisting

March 21, 2013

March 20, 2013 – The Arizona Game and Fish Commission voted to support a letter written by Senators Hatch (R-Utah) and Lummis(R-Wyo), a decision that will prove devastating for the recovery of the critically endangered Mexican gray wolf (Canis lupus baileyi). In a unanimous decision, the commission voted to back an effort by Western lawmakers…

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Atka Busts a Move? Why Wolves Scent Roll

March 18, 2013

 During the weekend Atka helped dozens of families at the American Museum of Natural History’s “Seeping at the Museum” program learn about the importance of his wild brothers and sisters. Members of the audience were prepared to meet a real wolf and to learn about his wild counterparts, however, they didn’t expect to behold an…

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Wolf Conservation Center’s Atka Wants Michigan’s Wolves Protected

March 17, 2013

With just 687 wolves in Michigan and more than 50 years spent to recover them, Ambassador Wolf Atka believes we need to keep Michigan wolves protected! The Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) is among the 119 other organizations across the country that endorse an advocacy movement sparked by the great folks from Keep Michigan’s Wolves Protected.…

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