Month: January 2015

North Carolina Wildlife Officials Taking Aim at Red Wolf Recovery Program

January 31, 2015

The value and importance of conserving species and ensuring biodiversity is an accepted axiom of the 21st century. The importance of a keystone predator such as the red wolf to a balanced and resilient ecosystem is undeniable. Although policies should be motivated by these basic scientific principles, this is not currently the case. On January…

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Wolf Romance and Voyeurism 101

January 27, 2015

 It’s an exciting time for wolves and the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) — it’s the season of romance! Hormones are racing and at least one courtship has already begun. Early this morning we witnessed via webcam Mexican gray wolves F810 and M1133 engage in a copulatory tie! We will be keeping our eye on four…

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Wolf Whisperer

January 27, 2015

Meet Wolf Conservation Center Curator Rebecca Bose: Wolf Whisperer.

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Congress Could Vote Wolves Off the Endangered Species List

January 26, 2015

Right now, members of Congress are working on legislation to remove essential protections for wolves across some—and possibly almost all—of the lower 48 states. Please act now and urge your senators and congressional representative to ‪stand for wolves‬ via Endangered Species Coalition‘s action alert here. Beyond its role as a living symbol of our natural…

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Wolf Conservation Center Hits Two Million Mark on Facebook

January 24, 2015

Today The Wolf Conservation Center hit the 2 MILLION likes mark on Facebook! An impressive milestone and one we never anticipated when we joined Facebook on August 21, 2009. We thank all of our supporters for liking, sharing, acting, supporting, laughing, posting, inspiring, giving, visiting, caring, and understanding. We are humbled by the support and…

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Words of Wisdom from Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 19, 2015
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Giant #LOBOLEAP Forward on the Road to Recovery!

January 16, 2015

 TODAY – U.S. Fish and Wildlife (USFWS) listed the Mexican gray wolf as a separate subspecies under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), separate from other gray wolves! Big thanks to all of you and our friends from Mexican gray wolves, who continue to fight for this essential sentry of the Southwest! More… Please consider emailing…

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U.S. Congress Considering Legislation to Remove Protections from Wolves

January 13, 2015

Do you remember when Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) successfully removed federal protections from wolves in their states by putting a rider on 2011’s must-pass federal budget bill? History may repeat itself…  Several members of Congress are preparing to introduce legislation soon to take wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Wyoming…

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Mexican Gray Wolves and ‘The Right To Be Wild’

January 13, 2015

The “Right to be Wild,” is a tale of hope, struggle, survival and determination. It is the story of the Mexican gray wolf; a wolf that is one the most endangered mammals in North America and the most endangered subspecies of gray wolf in the world. It is also a story about people who work…

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A Wild Anniversary: Two Decades for Yellowstone Wolves

January 12, 2015

“…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 20 years ago today when the federal government gave the green light to return wolves to…

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