Month: May 2016

Conservation-Minded Kiddo Runs for Wolves

May 9, 2016

Eleven year-old Lizzy from White Plains, New York is running a 5K on May 14th to raise awareness for wolves and support the Wolf Conservation Center!  Lizzy has always loved wolves and she wants to help others love them as well. According to Lizzy, wolves are beautiful creatures that play very important roles in our…

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Bittersweet Milestone for Critically Endangered Red Wolf

May 8, 2016

Throw back your head and let out a warm birthday howl for Red Wolf M2075! Welcome to the terrific twos, kiddo! It’s been a busy year for the stunning fellow. Within a day or two of his first birthday, his parents, M1803 (Moose) and F1563 (Salty) welcomed their second litter – a robust clutch of…

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Happy Mother’s Day

May 7, 2016
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Red Wolf M1803 Turns 6 Years Old!

May 6, 2016

Red Wolf M1803 (affectionately nicknamed “Moose”) has a personality that matches his nickname and large frame. Born to F1397 (“Witchhazel”) in 2010, M1803 was the largest of the litter – his brother, M1804, was much smaller in size.  At a few years of age M1803 was transferred to the Beardsley Zoo in Connecticut to be…

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Red Wolf Pup Milestone – the Fab Five Turn One

May 2, 2016

A year ago today on May 2, 2015, critically endangered red wolf F1563 (a.k.a. Salty) gave birth to a litter of pups – all of them beautiful and each pup a valuable contribution to the recovery of his and her rare and at-risk species.  Today a new chapter begins for red “pups” m2116, m2117, m2118,…

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Mexican Gray Wolf M1198 Turns Six Years Old!

May 2, 2016

The new year started on a sad note for Mexican gray Wolf M1198. On December 27th, 2015, his formerly strong and spirited companion, Mexican wolf F749, passed away at 13 years old. Although M1198 (affectionately nicknamed “Alleno”) and F749 were not officially related, over their two year relationship the pair shared a bond very much…

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Wolf Conservation Center Mourns Endangered Red Wolf

May 1, 2016

Dear Friends, It is with a heavy heart that I share tragic news about a special mom. Red wolf F1563, affectionately nicknamed “Salty,” passed away Saturday. She celebrated her 9th birthday on March 26th.  Her cause of death remains unknown, the necropsy (autopsy for animals) was inconclusive. The beautiful matriarch was the ultimate teacher- leading…

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Milestone for Critically Endangered Red Wolf

May 1, 2016

  Red Wolf F1397 Turns 11 Years Old! The Wolf Conservation Center currently houses two groups of red wolves – the multi-generational family of nine made popular by the WCC webcams lives in one enclosure and the original matriarch of that family, Grandma F1397 (affectionately nicknamed “Witchhazel”), lives in the other with her companion of…

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