Month: December 2017

Axl Rose Throws Himself to the Wolves

December 7, 2017

Join Axl Rose and fight the war on wolves! The “War on Wolves” budget rider seeks to strip Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections from wolves in four states. If passed into law, these wolves will die at the hands of TROPHY hunters. Take Action Today The toxic provision proposes to permanently remove federal Endangered Species…

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Giving Tuesday All Month Long!

December 5, 2017

The Wolf Conservation Center was so lucky to receive amazing support from our followers this past Giving Tuesday, and we’re so fortunate that your generosity extends throughout the year. We think Giving Tuesday should be every Tuesday! So this holiday season, we’ll highlight some of our favorite organizations in an attempt to raise awareness of…

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New Paper On Eastern Coyotes of Long Island, New York

December 3, 2017

Coyotes (Canis latrans) have increased their range dramatically over the past century. Formerly restricted to western North America, they now roam across the continent, in many habitats including large cities. Even New York City (NYC), one of the largest and most densely populated urban centers in the world, has been colonized by coyotes. And now…

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Growing Threats to Arctic Wolf Habitat

December 2, 2017

Last night, the Senate voted to approve its tax reform bill containing a highly controversial provision opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil and gas drilling. A majority of American voters want the Refuge to remain protected. Scientists say drilling will destroy this vital habitat for wolves, polar bears, and caribou. Less than…

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Where Did Black Wolves Come From?

December 1, 2017

Did you know that the black fur of some North American wolves is the result of long-ago dalliances with domestic dogs? Wolves are believed to have picked up the black-coat mutation some 12,000-15,000 years ago. The black-fur mutation established itself very quickly in forest-dwelling wolves which suggests it must provide them with some significant advantage.…

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