Month: October 2017

Battle of Endurance: Wolf vs. Moose

October 12, 2017

A phenomenal glimpse at the endurance of gray wolves and moose alike.  Read more about the encounter via Earth Touch News Network.  (In the days since the video was posted online, Nystedt has faced criticism for flying his drone so close to the animals, with some viewers even accusing him of altering the outcome of…

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Mexican Gray Wolf by Joel Sartore

October 9, 2017

The Mexican gray wolf once ruled the American Southwest, but as the arrival of humans and livestock increased, they began to be viewed as a pest. By 1973, trapping, poison and rifles had completely eliminated the wild Mexican gray wolf populations in the U.S., leaving only a handful alive in captivity. To save this keystone…

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Scholastic News Kid Reporter Ava Park-Matt Sleeps With Wolves

October 8, 2017

Imagine that you’re sleeping in the wilderness in a tent and are awakened by the sound of wolves howling. That’s what happened to Scholastic News Kid Reporter Ava Park-Matt over the summer when her family spent the night at the Wolf Conservation Center! Read her article HERE.

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Oregon Killing Four More Wolves To Protect Cows

October 7, 2017

Last night, Oregon officials issued another kill order to kill up to 4 wolves of the Harl Butte family group to protect cows. The kill permit is valid until 10/31/2017 and allows “livestock producers” affiliated with a local grazing association to kill wolves in pastures on public or private land currently occupied by their livestock.…

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Meet Mexican Gray Wolf Pup Jean!Shy and always with a family member, f1619, a.k.a. Jean, is the quietest of the pups, but that doesn’t make her any less fierce!

October 5, 2017

Shy and always with a family member, f1619, a.k.a. Jean, is the quietest of the pups, but that doesn’t make her any less fierce! Shy and always with a family member, f1619, a.k.a. Jean, is the quietest of the pups, but that doesn’t make her any less fierce! Jean is one of the three critically…

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House Committee Advances 5 Anti-ESA Bills

October 4, 2017

The House Natural Resources Committee today advanced 5 bills that would severely undermine the Endangered Species Act (ESA). One bill, H.R. 424, seeks to strip ESA protections for wolves in 4 states to allow wolves to be shot and trapped for trophy. To add insult to injury, the bill prohibits its judicial review thus preventing…

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Legislation Taking Aim at Wolves

October 2, 2017

Urgent Action Needed The U.S. House may soon vote on the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act (H.R.3668), deceitfully dubbed the SHARE Act. If passed, H.R.3668 would: Permanently remove federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections for gray wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Wyoming, to allow trophy hunting of wolves to immediately resume within these…

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