Month: July 2016
The Great Wolf Taxonomy Debate
A flurry of news articles about wolf taxonomy hit the press today based on new research published by Bridgett M. vonHoldt, et al in Science Advances. Wolf taxonomy, a messy topic…Read More
How Fast do Wolves Run?
As a generalist carnivore, wolves hunt prey that can range from the bite-sized and agile rabbit to the massive bison. Regardless of the prey size, a meal is generally the…Read More
Mexican Wolves Facing Extinction at the Hands of Politicians
The Wolf Conservation Center is one of 54 facilities in the U.S. and Mexico participating in the Mexican Wolf Species Survival Plan – a bi-national initiative whose primary purpose is…Read More
How do wolves stay cool in the summer heat?
Wolves are built to withstand extremely cold temperatures, but summer heat can be a challenge. Wolves (like dogs) will stay cool by panting to evaporate heat and moisture off their…Read More
Land Ho for the Lobo!
FASCINATING FACT: Did you know that the Mexican gray wolf is not only the most genetically distinct of North American gray wolves, its ancestors were likely the first gray wolves…Read More
Mexican Wolf Pup Shower
Double Your Donation for the Lobo Pups – Today Only! Please join the Wolf Conservation Center in celebrating the birth of four critically endangered Mexican gray wolf pups and…Read More
Ben Zino: A Youth Wildlife Ambassador Working to Save Red Wolves
Meet Ben Zino from Salisbury, North Carolina. When the West Rowan High School Sophomore learned that U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the very agency charged by federal law with protecting…Read More
A Wolf Mother’s Love
When you’re down and troubled and you need a helping hand and nothing, nothing is going right. Close your eyes and think of me and soon I will be there…Read More
Mexican Wolf Pup Trio Get A Visit from the Vet
Just before midnight on May 25th, Mexican gray wolf F1126 (a.k.a. Belle) gave birth to three beautiful pups – two boys and a girl. In addition to being adorable, the…Read More
Atka and the Ocean
The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction. ~ Rachel CarsonRead More