Month: May 2014

Tommy Whiteley – Young Conservationist Creating A Brighter Future

May 31, 2014

 Wolves, recovery, and the status of this keystone species continue to be hot topics here in our country and many wildlife advocates are feeling discouraged. While some have lost hope, others are rolling up their sleeves ready to take on the environmental challenges of the future and they’re not even old enough to vote! Earlier…

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Pupdate – Ambassador Wolf Pup Nikai Visits the Doc!

May 30, 2014

Don’t worry, little Nikai isn’t sick! Eight-week-old Nikai was simply getting a checkup – a smart idea for all kids! On Wednesday Nikai visited the Wolf Conservation Center‘s lead volunteer veterinarian, Norwalk Veterinary Hospital‘s Dr Charlie Duffy DVM.  Nikai received his first distemper vaccination without putting up a fuss – he was a complete angel!…

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Companion Pictures Brings One Inside Our Wolf Pack

May 29, 2014

Companion Pictures brings you inside our wolf pack at the Wolf Conservation Center! Via a series of short films we’ll be sharing weekly, the independent production company is helping us teach people about the importance and plight of a misunderstood species. Enjoy!

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Pupdate! Ambassador Wolf Pup Nikai Has a Nanny

May 28, 2014

As an Ambassador, wolf pup Nikai will help teach people about the importance and plight of his misunderstood species. Developing a basic comfort level around people is vital to his becoming an educational ambassador and leading a happy and healthy life at the Wolf Conservation Center. Kai the German Shepherd has proven to be a…

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Alaska’s War on Wildlife

May 28, 2014

 In Alaska’s wildlife war, the federal government via the National Park Service (NPS) continues to fight as the state ramps up predator control to artificially boost moose, caribou and deer populations. The NPS understands that the 1916 Organic Act tasks them with maintaining healthy populations of ALL animals – not just those people eat. “To…

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Did Animal Planet Hear Our Howls?

May 27, 2014

Animal Planet’s sensational and thoroughly misleading show “Man-eating Super Wolves” was NOT on TV this evening as scheduled and it’s no longer slated to air tomorrow morning either. Is it possible our collective outcry made a difference? Stay tuned! Sadly, the channel replaced the show with “Man-eating Super Crocs.”  Our apologies to the crocs,  much…

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Educating Animal Planet About Real Wolves – Part Four

May 27, 2014

 Animal Planet has been receiving a lot of heat since falsely portraying wolves as man-eating beasts in their sensational and thoroughly misleading “Super Wolves” program. Petitions demanding the channel pull the programming has been circulating widely. Animal Planet, however, is right about something — wolves and other wild animals often demonstrate that they are indeed…

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Educating Animal Planet About Real Wolves – Part Three

May 26, 2014

Animal Planet has been receiving a lot of heat since falsely portraying wolves as man-eating beasts in their sensational and thoroughly misleading “Super Wolves” program. Petitions demanding the channel pull the programming has been circulating widely. Animal Planet, however, is right about something — wolves and other wild animals often demonstrate that they are indeed SUPER!…

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Educating Animal Planet About Real Wolves – Part Two

May 25, 2014

 Animal Planet has been receiving a lot of heat since falsely portraying wolves as man-eating beasts in their sensational and thoroughly misleading “Super Wolves” program. Petitions demanding the channel pull the programming has been circulating widely. Animal Planet, however, is right about something — wolves and other wild animals often demonstrate that they are indeed SUPER!…

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Montana Wolf Stamp is Step, But in What Direction?

May 23, 2014

While the Montana Wolf Stamp is an excellent beginning that should be considered a work in progress by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) commission, this should not be considered a done deal. Those who consider buying a wolf stamp need to understand that FWP did not formally announce their own version of Natural Resources Defense…

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