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Month: September 2013

Help America’s Wolves – Oppose the Nationwide Delisting Today

September 30, 2013

The Washington DC #StandforWolves Rally is happening now! Wildlife advocates of all ages have come out to show their support for America’s wolves. If you cannot be there in person, please take action online. Wolves nationwide urgently need your help. Over 1700 wolves have already been killed since Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections were lifted…

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Would You Pay $19 To Kill a Wolf?

September 27, 2013

  Would you Pay $19 To Kill a Wolf? In Montana, 6000 people just did. Montana’s general wolf season opened September 15th with much looser rules than in past years. Lower license fees, a five-wolf per person “bag limit” (disgraceful way to reference the killing of any living thing) and a longer season top the…

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Wolf Conservation Center Mourns Mexican Gray Wolf M805

September 26, 2013

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of a special wolf that many of us “knew” yet rarely saw. Mexican Gray Wolf M805 passed away yesterday.  M805 was 10 years old and had called the Wolf Conservation Center home since his transfer from the Endangered Wolf Center in Eureka,…

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

September 25, 2013

“Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.”  ~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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Who is the Lobo

September 24, 2013

  Who is the Lobo?The Mexican gray wolf or “lobo” is the southernmost and most genetically distinct subspecies of gray wolf in the North America. In the late 1800s, there was a national movement to eradicate wolves from the wild landscape. Wolves were trapped, shot, and poisoned. Bounties were paid. By the mid-1900s, Mexican wolves had…

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Fall Brings Wolf Wardrobe Change

September 22, 2013

Fall is here bringing shorter days and cooler temperatures! We’re not the only ones who change their wardrobe with the seasons, wolves do too! A wolf’s coat consists of two elements: the long guard hairs that form the visible outer layer of the coat and the soft dense undercoat. The coarse guard hairs determine a…

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Join the Fight For Wolves

September 20, 2013

Wolves nationwide urgently need your help. Over 1700 wolves have already been killed since Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections were lifted in six states in 2011, and now U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) plans to strip Federal protections from nearly all gray wolves nationwide. The ESA requires that species listing decisions are governed by…

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Some Hope for Mexican Gray Wolf

September 19, 2013

  Some hope for Mexican gray wolf By Michael J. Robinson / Conservation Advocate, Center for Biological Diversity  Originally published Sun, September 15, 2013 in the Albuquerque Journal. Despite the recent death of a Mexican gray wolf, dismally familiar news, two legal settlements signed late last month provide hope for the future of this intelligent,…

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Critically Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf Leaves Westchester, NY for a Wild Future

September 18, 2013

Mexican Wolf M1141 in His Travel Crate SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 – SOUTH SALEM, NY. – As a part of ongoing efforts to reintroduce critically endangered Mexican gray wolves into a portion of their ancestral home in the United States southwest and northern Mexico, a captive wolf from the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) left his Westchester…

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Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom

September 18, 2013

“In my opinion, we don’t devote nearly enough scientific research to finding a cure for jerks.” – Calvin and Hobbes

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