Month: July 2017

Mexican Gray Wolf Pups Featured on Scientific American

July 20, 2017

Thank you Scientific American for joining the first wolf pup checkup for the three critically endangered Mexican gray wolf pups born on May Beyond being adorable, these pups represent the…

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Congress Demands Genetic Tests to Delist Endangered Mexican Wolves

July 19, 2017

Biologists processing a wolf pup, including drawing blood for DNA analysis and affixing a tracking collar. (Photo: Arizona Game and Fish Department) In an Effort to Strip the Critically Endangered…

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From Wolf to Wiener Dog? When Did it All Begin?

July 18, 2017

The long-debated question of where dogs first appeared has always been complex. Wolves are the ancestors of dogs, but for years researchers have been unable to agree on when the…

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Mexican Wolf Pups Get Clean Bill Of Health at First Vet Visit

July 17, 2017

On May 22, Mexican gray wolf F1226 (affectionately nicknamed Belle) made a priceless contribution to the recovery of her rare and at-risk species, she gave birth to three pups! The…

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Closer Look Reveals States Don’t Support Recovery of the Mexican Gray Wolf

July 16, 2017

For Immediate Release, July 16th 2017 Contacts: Maggie Howell, (914) 763-2373, Dave Parsons, (505) 908-0468, Closer Look Reveals States Don’t Support Recovery of the Mexican Gray Wolf Despite…

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For Wolves, Playtime Strengthens Family Bonds

July 15, 2017

This is what brotherhood looks like. Not only do wolves use body language to convey the rules of the family (a.k.a. pack) and communicate intentions, they also use it to…

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Letter Urges Release of Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves Into Wild

July 14, 2017

Thirty-one conservation and wolf-protection organizations, including the Wolf Conservation Center, sent a letter today urging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to expeditiously release endangered Mexican gray wolves to the…

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The lobos are ready and the wild is calling!

July 13, 2017

These critically endangered Mexican gray wolves represent one of the two potential lobo families chosen for release into the Gila National Forest as per the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service…

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Study Finds Red Wolves Have Lost 99% of Natural Range

July 12, 2017

New research published today in Royal Society Open Science quantifies range contractions of 25 large carnivore species. The analysis reveals that the carnivores that have experienced the greatest range contractions…

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New Legislative Attack on America’s Gray Wolves

July 11, 2017

Today members of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies released a new funding bill that includes riders which would: 1) Make wolves fair game for trophy…

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