Month: February 2014

Canis smoochus

February 28, 2014
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R.I.P. Mexican Wolf M795

February 26, 2014

Last week we said goodbye to a wolf we hardly knew. Critically endangered  Mexican gray wolf M795 grew very ill in a matter of months and on February 15th, Wolf…

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Critically Endangered Wolves Make Valuable Contributions to Genetic Health of Rare Species

February 24, 2014

The Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) participates in the Species Survival Plan (SSP) and Recovery Plan for two critically endangered wolf species, the Mexican gray wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) and the…

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Wolf Conservation Center Extends Education to Mexico, Lobo to Follow

February 23, 2014

Oh the places Atka takes us! Road trips are not uncommon for the Wolf Conservation Center’s education crew. In 2013 the WCC traveled with Ambassador wolf Atka to over 130…

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Who Owns the Wildlife?

February 20, 2014

Guest Commentary by the late John W. Laundré, Cougar Biologist. Originally published in 2014 for the Mountain Lion Foundation. A cougar biologist takes a strong stand on the real value of wildlife.…

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USFWS Grants Landowner Permit to Kill Critically Endangered Red Wolf

February 16, 2014

Landowners who own property in the vicinity of the Red Wolf Recovery Program, a 27-year federal project aimed at restoring to the far-eastern edge of North Carolina one of nature’s…

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Happy Valentines Day

February 14, 2014
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Idaho Aiming to Kill Wolves in the Wilderness….Again

February 12, 2014

“A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community of life…

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Call on Secretary Jewell to Withdraw USFWS’s Delisting Proposal

February 10, 2014

USFWS Draft Rule “Regarding Status of the Wolf Under the Endangered Species Act” On June 7, 2013, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) officially announced its proposal to remove…

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Review Panel Determines Gray Wolf Delisting Plan Not Supported by Science

February 7, 2014

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) just released the Independent Peer review of its wolf delisting plan: “Regarding Status of the Wolf Under the Endangered Species Act. The peer…

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