Month: April 2015

Wolf Conservation Center Talks Coyotes on Fox 5 New York

April 30, 2015

 “…this is an opportunity more than a problem to really embrace a wilder city.” New York News

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Wolf Communication

April 29, 2015

Although the most famous form of communication for wolves is the howl, wolves “talk” to one another in several ways. Watch Ambassador wolves Zephyr, Nikai and Alawa communicate in this video. In addition to using their voices, the siblings also use body language to convey the rules of their pack. What do you think they’re…

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Budding Conservationist Continues to Inspire

April 27, 2015

Almost 200,000 concerned citizens from around the globe have signed Pacific Wild’s online petition opposing the British Columbia government’s scientifically unsound wolf slaughter. The government aims to inhumanely kill hundreds of wolves by helicopter for the next five years in the name of conserving declining caribou herds, this season 84 were killed. Decades of habitat destruction…

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Wolf Conservation Center’s Earth Day Lobos Turn Seven

April 22, 2015

Seven years ago today, the Wolf Conservation Center family grew. During the early morning hours on April 22, 2008, Mexican gray wolf F613 quietly had six pups in her den and created a new holiday- “B’Earth Day.” The six newborn pups (three girls and three boys) were not only adorable, they were and still remain…

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Ambassador Wolf Milestone: Happy Birthday Alawa and Zephyr!

April 20, 2015

Today we celebrate Alawa and Zephyr’s birthday! Hard to believe our rambunctious pups are entering their fabulous fours! An inspiration from their adorable start, the stunning siblings continue to thrive in their “Ambassador” roles. They open the door to understanding the importance and plight of their wild kin, and our personal responsibility for improved human…

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Mapping Wolf Dispersal

April 16, 2015

 For the second time this year, a canine that is believed to be a gray wolf has been found in Illinois. Sadly, the animals (both female) were found dead after falling victim to vehicles. Read more here.  Wolves once roamed the U.S. from sea to shining sea. But slaughter by humans resulted in bringing wolves…

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Happy Birthday, Mexican Gray Wolf M1133!

April 15, 2015

  Birthdays abound! Wolves are mono-estrus, breeding only once a year during the winter months. So springtime is birthday season! Today we celebrate  Mexican gray wolf M1133 (aka Rhett) and also Mexican wolf M749.  As M1133’s mother, she deserves to be celebrated too! M1133 was born at the California Wolf Center in 2008 and lived…

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A Special Wolf Pup Milestone – Happy First Birthday, Nikai!

April 13, 2015

Throw back your head and let out a long celebratory birthday howl for Nikai! Welcome to yearlinghood, kiddo! The Wolf Conservation Center‘s youngest Ambassador has been an inspiration from his adorable start. Within a month of joining the WCC family the little beast huffed, puffed, and hiccuped his way into hearts of minds of a…

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Open Minds and Rewilding Hearts at Coyote Awareness Day

April 13, 2015

No wild animal in our community inspires such a wide range of human emotions as the Eastern coyote. Feared, cursed and admired too, coyotes have become Westchester County’s most controversial critter. Due to the passionate positive and negative responses that coyotes inspire in people, discussions about coexistence has become both contentious and undecided, but also…

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Wolf Conservation Center, Pacific Wild, and Budding Conservationist Discuss B.C. Wolves on Heroes For Wildlife

April 10, 2015

Almost 200,000 concerned citizens from around the globe have signed Pacific Wild’s online petition opposing the British Columbia government’s scientifically unsound wolf slaughter. The government is continuing to inhumanely kill hundreds of wolves by helicopter for the next five years in the name of conserving declining caribou herds. Decades of habitat destruction and human encroachment…

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