Month: September 2017

As Top Predators, Wolves Limit Their Own Numbers

September 18, 2017

Wolves are highly social animals that live in well-organized family units called packs. Cooperative living gives wolf families a number of benefits. In addition to facilitating successful hunting, pup-rearing, and defending pack territory, cooperative living allows wolves to limit their own population densities—or self-regulate—helping to keep their ecosystems in balance. Unlike small mammals who multiply…

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Quiet Please…

September 17, 2017

Shh… Sunday in progress.

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Sneaky Wolf Steals Bone From His Brother

September 16, 2017

This is what brotherhood looks like.

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Something is rotten in the southwest… And it smells like cow.

September 15, 2017

What’s wrong with this story? A cow lives on a ranch in the southwest. A cow dies. Remaining on the landscape, the dead cow draws in predators (like wolves) looking for an easy meal. Scavenging is known to habituate wolves to prey on livestock. A wolf kills a cow. Ranchers are reimbursed for their losses…

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Good Morning America’s Lara Spencer Spotlights Wolf Conservation Center

September 14, 2017

ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos  Howls of thanks to Lara Spencer and  Good Morning America for raising awareness for wolves and our efforts to protect and preserve them!

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Lewisboro Town Pool Gets Thrown to the Wolves

September 13, 2017

The Wolf Conservation Center is constantly trying to make sure that our ambassador wolves have interesting experiences. Their enclosures are spacious and have natural varied terrain, but we also try to provide them with enrichment – activities that will challenge and mentally stimulate them. Sometimes the best enrichment is just a matter of letting the wolves explore…

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Protect the Endangered Species Act

September 12, 2017

Today and tomorrow, the House Natural Resources Committee will consider a handful of bills that are poised to severely undermine the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Two bills, H.R. 3668 and H.R. 424, seek to strip federal ESA protections for wolves in 4 states to allow wolves to be shot and trapped for trophy. To add…

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Never Forgotten

September 11, 2017

Please take a moment to remember those lost and affected on 9/11 and those who are still suffering. Of the 10,000 responders at Ground Zero, 300 were dogs. The Dog Files tells their story here.

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Red Wolf Born at the Wolf Conservation Center in Hurricane’s Path

September 10, 2017

Hoping red wolf M1804, aka “Thicket,” and his family are staying safe in the path of Hurricane Irma. Born at the Wolf Conservation Center, today Thicket lives in the wild with mate and yearlings (photo) on St. Marks and St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuges – a remote barrier island off Florida in the Gulf of…

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Healing Howls

September 8, 2017

Thinking of all the people, pets and wild ones in the path of devastating storms. Our hearts and positive thoughts are with you and those already affected.

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