Month: April 2018

Happy Birthday, Red Wolf M1784 a.k.a. Sam!

April 15, 2018

Birthdays abound! Wolves are mono-estrus, breeding only once a year during the winter months. So springtime is birthday season! Today we celebrate the big eight for red wolf M1784, a.k.a.…

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Happy birthday to WCC Ambassador Wolf Nikai!

April 13, 2018

Four years ago today… this guy happened! Nikai (meaning “Little Saint” or “One Who Wanders”) is a gray wolf who joined the Wolf Conservation Center family in May of 2014.…

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Prepping for Red Wolf Pups?

April 12, 2018

Pregnancy can be an exciting and magical time for parents but waiting can be excruciating for well-wishers! No pups yet for red wolves F1858 and M1784, but F1858 recently plucked…

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Wyoming Aiming to Kill Grizzly Bears for Trophy

April 11, 2018

Nine months ago, Yellowstone’s grizzly bears were a federally protected endangered species. Today, they’re slated to become targets for trophy hunters. Less than a year after U.S. Fish and Wildlife…

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‘Tis the Season for Wolf Pups!

April 10, 2018

Did you know that spring is “wolf pup season”? Wolves engage in mating behavior in the winter months so a gestation period of 63 days means April, May, and early…

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Killing Alberta Wolves is Not Conservation

April 9, 2018

Alberta has spent millions of dollars in attempts to recover critically endangered woodland caribou populations in the Little Smoky range, an area impacted by oil, gas, and forestry industries. Since…

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Denali Wolves Need Your Voice

April 4, 2018

Wolves in Alaska are not protected under state or federal law. Thus, despite the fact that hunting and trapping are illegal within Denali National Park itself, wandering wolves are often…

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A Win for Critically Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves

April 2, 2018

Endangered Mexican gray wolves scored a big victory! A federal judge just rejected portions of an illegal rule that limited their population numbers, banned them from needed recovery habitat, and…

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Move Over, Easter Bunny

April 1, 2018
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