Month: March 2016

Lobo Love Bodes Well For Mexican Wolf Recovery

March 21, 2016

It’s an exciting time for wolves and the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) — it’s the season of romance! Hormones are racing and earlier this afternoon we witnessed Mexican gray wolves F1226 and M1133 engage in a copulatory tie via webcam! The Species Survival Plan (SSP) management group for the Mexican gray wolf determines which wolves should be…

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Happy Vernal Equi-NOT!

March 20, 2016

Only 275 days until winter!

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Arctic Wolf Atka has the Blues

March 19, 2016

What happened to winter? On this last day of winter, Atka’s got the blues…

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Kai the Wolf Pup Nanny Turns 10 Years Old

March 18, 2016

The self-appointed Sheriff of the Wolf Conservation Center’s “Staff Pack” turned 10 years old on March 15th! The 90lb German Shepherd is more than a pretty face, as a wolf pup nanny Kai held a critical role in socializing WCC Ambassador wolves Alawa, Zephyr, and Nikai (pictured) during their puppy-hood. As Ambassadors, they help open…

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Ambassador Wolf Atka Goes Green?

March 17, 2016

  Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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The World’s Laziest Wolf Howls

March 16, 2016

Alawa (the lazy howler) is a captive-born Canadian/Rocky Mountain gray wolf at the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) and one of the four ‘ambassador wolves’ at the WCC that help teach the public about wolves and their vital role in the environment. She’s also super lazy on an unseasonably warm day in March.

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Spring Ahead…

March 13, 2016

…right back into bed!

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Nobody Does Sunset Better than Wolves

March 12, 2016
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Remembering Ambassador Wolf Apache

March 10, 2016

  Today we remember an old friend. Six years ago today Ambassador Wolf Apache passed away at the age of 12. Although his powerful essence was hard to define, people understood it when they saw him. Apache was a head turner. When he howled, everyone listened. When he led, everyone followed. When he left, everything…

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Critically Endangered Red Wolves Make Valuable Contribution to Genetic Health of the Species

March 6, 2016

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 red wolf (Canis rufus). The Mexican gray wolf and the red wolf are among the rarest mammals in North America; both species at one time…

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