Month: April 2017

The Life and Times of Mexican Gray Wolf ‘Trumpet’

April 4, 2017

Rebecca Bose holds Trumpet in 2016, when the pup is only a week old. Meet Trumpet, the adorable Mexican gray wolf pup that is one of the last of her kind. Born on May 4, 2016 to parents F1143 (Rosa) and M1059 (Diego), critically endangered Mexican gray wolf pup f1505—affectionately nicknamed “Trumpet” for her loud…

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Red Wolf F1568 Turns 10 Years Old!

April 3, 2017

This is the first year red wolf F1568 (affectionately nicknamed “Argo”) has celebrated a birthday at the Wolf Conservation Center; she’s a relatively new member of the WCC family arriving in December of 2016. She resides off-exhibit in one of the WCC’s spacious SSP enclosures and will hopefully be joined by some pups later this…

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Happy Birthday, Jane Goodall

April 2, 2017

Today is Dr. Jane Goodall‘s birthday! The famed anthropologist and conservationist has a birthday wish – she wants everyone to stand up to those working to undermine scientific research by joining this month’s “March for Science.” The Wolf Conservation Center will be joining the March for Science in New York City this Earth Day on…

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Wolves Howl in Local Dialects

April 2, 2017

Although wolves use varied vocalizations to express themselves, if you ask anyone about wolf sounds, it’s likely the howl that comes to mind. But did you know that wolves across the world speak in 21 different dialects, with differences depending both on species and location? The largest ever study of howling in the ‘canid’ family…

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Youth Activist Working to Protect the Endangered Species Act

April 1, 2017

TWO THOUSAND MILES from the small population of wild Mexican gray wolves, Turner Burns of Kids for Wolves is working hard to protect the lobo – the world’s most endangered gray wolf – and the federal law that saved them from extinction. Earlier this week Turner met with the staff of U.S. Senator Bob Casey…

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