Month: February 2018

Wolf Hygiene 101

February 4, 2018

Beyond their importance as a critical keystone species, wolves can be pretty cute too! Ambassador wolf Alawa is doing an adorable job of demonstrating a face wipe. She just completed eating her meal (the leg of a road-killed deer) so, by rubbing her head in the snow, she’s cleaning her face of blood and debris.…

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Learning From Wolf “Scat’

February 3, 2018

Eastern wolves are elusive creatures that roam the forests of Quebec and Ontario. In 2016 the Government of Ontario changed the status of these wolves – known as Algonquin wolves in that province – from ‘special concern’ to ‘threatened’. The Ontario government only has until June of this year to come up with a recovery…

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Algonquin Wolf Pack Howling

February 2, 2018

Breathtaking Algonquin (Eastern) wolves sing in Ontario’s Algonquin Park. Listen here. Algonquin wolves, Canis lycaon, were previously considered a subspecies of gray wolf, Canis lupus lycaon. Recent genomic research, however, tells us these rare wolves represent a distinct species. Learn more. Recording and photo by Steve Dunsford of Impressions of Algonquin

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Get Wildly Romantic For Valentine’s Day

February 1, 2018

Love is rare. So are wolves. Looking for a unique way to say “I love you” to that special person? Hoping to find a gift that represents how they bring out your animalistic side? Sponsor one of our critically endangered mating pairs for a wildly romantic present! The WCC is fortunate to have five potential…

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