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Month: April 2018

Rewilding America – A Special Event at the Explorers Club

April 29, 2018

“Rewilding” is redefining 21st-century frontiers, both physically and philosophically. But it is also controversial, especially when the subject is the reintroduction of wolves. THURSDAY, May 3rd – Join Wolf Conservation Center Executive Director Maggie Howell and wildlife biologist Dr. Kyran Kunkel of American Prairie Reserve for a special discussion at The Explorers Club, “Rewilding” America.…

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The Strength of the Wolf Is Family

April 28, 2018

For wolves, playtime isn’t only fun, it strengthens family bonds and reaffirms social status within the pack. And when it comes to wolves, it’s all about family.

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Bittersweet Birthday for 10 Rare Wolf Pups

April 25, 2018

Ten red wolf pups were born at the Wolf Conservation Center last week, but fewer than 30 remain in the wild. Hunting, trapping, and poisoning caused the initial extinction of red wolves in the wild. Today the world’s most endangered wolf is facing extinction for a second time. Urge U.S. Fish and Wildlife to recommit…

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Ten Endangered Red Wolf Pups Born at the Wolf Conservation Center

April 24, 2018

Fewer than 30 Remain in the Wild Mother’s Day came early this year at the Wolf Conservation Center! Red wolf F2121 (affectionately nicknamed Charlotte) gave birth to four pups during the afternoon of April 19 and were followed by six pups, born to a different mother (red wolf F1858 or Veronica), just hours later. With…

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Earth Day Every Day

April 22, 2018
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Howls of Thanks

April 21, 2018

Before National Volunteer Week comes to a close, we want to extend HOWLS of gratitude to the Wolf Conservation Center’s amazing team of volunteers! The WCC staff, Board of Directors, and 30+ wolves are blessed to have such wise, wonderful, and WILD packmates. You each exemplify the amazing potential to make this world a better…

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Ambassador Wolves Alawa and Zephyr Turn Seven

April 20, 2018

Happy birthday to two of the cutest pups we ever did see! Throughout their time as ambassador wolves at the Wolf Conservation Center, Zephyr and Alawa have awed, educated, and inspired thousands of people, reminding them that ultimately, when it comes to wolves, it’s all about family. So throw back your head and let out…

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Taxpayers Fund Killing of Endangered Mexican Wolf – Plus 1.3 Million Other Native Animals

April 17, 2018

One might imagine that an agency called “Wildlife Services” would take on a supportive role in safeguarding wildlife. Think again. Often dubbed “the Killing Agency,” this branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture released it’s annual report yesterday and the death toll is staggering, In 2017, woefully misnamed agency killed at least 1,320,075 native animals.…

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Happy birthday to Mexican gray wolf M1564 (Lighthawk)!

April 16, 2018

At first glance, M1564 seems like every other Mexican wolf residing in the Wolf Conservation Center’s Endangered Species facility: elusive, endangered, essential. But the shy male has experienced something only very few lobos have – the wild. Born around April 15th, 2015, M1564 spent most of his young life roaming the vast terrain of the…

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Endangered Red Wolf Pups on the Way?

April 16, 2018

We are on puppy watch at the Wolf Conservation Center! We’re keeping our eyes on 5 potentially pregnant females! Do you think critically endangered red wolf Veronica (F1858) is pregnant? We do! Watch with us now via LIVE webcams!

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