Month: March 2013

Shades of Gray, Wolf-Style

March 13, 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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Remembering Apache

March 10, 2013

 Three years ago today Apache, the alpha of our ambassador pack, passed away. His big howl and warm heart were instrumental in educating thousands of people and helping the Wolf Conservation Center develop. Those who knew him will never forget him.

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The Suspense is “Mounting!” Update on WCC’s Lobo Lovebirds

March 6, 2013

Love is in the air and we’ve been doing our best to watch for encouraging behavior among our three breeding pairs. Our bashful couples are unlikely to display amorous behavior for a crowd of spectators, most romantic activities occur behind closed doors. Thankfully, we need not rely entirely on eyewitness accounts, Wolf Conservation Center staff…

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Glee Club Gone Wild

March 4, 2013

Grab your dog(s) and hunker down for this wild adventure for your ears! It’s a diverse group of singers: 1 Arctic gray wolf (Atka), 2 Canadian/Rocky Mountain gray wolves (Alawa &Zephyr), 7 red wolves, 15 Mexican gray wolves and a woodpecker too! Let us know if you beast joins and enjoy.

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Throwing Teachers and Students to the Wolves

March 2, 2013

  Steeped in myth, the wolf has become a misunderstood predator and too often evokes fear. By providing science-based information, the Wolf Conservation Center allows wolves and humans to better coexist in our fragile environment, improve our efforts to successfully restore endangered wolves to their ancestral homes in the wild, and offer direct exposure to…

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