Month: April 2014

Mexican Wolf M1141 Nears a Wild Future

April 10, 2014

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, Mexican gray wolf M1141 was transferred from the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) in September of 2013 to meet his “bride” at U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS)…

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Lawsuit Initiated to Protect Threatened Lynx From Traps in Idaho

April 7, 2014

Center for Biological Diversity, Western Watersheds Project and Friends of the Clearwater initiated a lawsuit today against the Governor “Butch” Otter of Idaho and other state officials to halt trapping that illegally kills one of the rarest cats in the United States, the Canada lynx. According to Idaho Fish and Game, the total population of…

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Creative Encounter at the Wolf Conservation Center

April 6, 2014

An art installation, “Encounter,” by sculptor Colleen Rudolf, is on display a the Wolf Conservation Center! The work, showing an encounter between a wolf and a dog, symbolizes the interface between nature and the domesticated world, between the wild and the tamed.   “As the modern day dog is a descendant of the wolf, I am…

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Wishing You a Wonderfully Wild Weekend!

April 5, 2014
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Montana Releases Annual Report on Gray Wolves

April 4, 2014

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks released their annual report on gray wolves today and have declared that the “population is stable.” The agency counted 627 wolves at the end of 2013 compared to 625 in 2012. The number of breeding pairs, however, has dropped significantly from 37 to 28 – a staggering decrease of about…

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Breaking News!

April 1, 2014

Atka is pregnant! Ultrasound reveals he’s carrying six healthy pups!

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