Month: August 2018

Washington State Poised to Take Lethal Action to Protect Cows

August 20, 2018

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) officials have issued a kill order for the Togo pack, a family that consists of two adults and their pups. The kill order…

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Arctic Wolf Atka – Adorable When Wet

August 18, 2018

Atka, born in 2002, is a captive-born Arctic gray wolf who teaches the public about wolves and their vital role in the environment. The confident and charismatic ambassador has won…

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How closely related is your dog to wolves? Look into her eyes.

August 17, 2018

Because dogs use eye contact and follow the human gaze better than wolves, it’s possible that a breed’s ability to communicate visually is associated with how genetically similar that breed…

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Happiness is Having Amazing Summer Interns

August 16, 2018

Sending howls of thanks to the Wolf Conservation Center’s summer education interns! Although diverse in experience and backgrounds (engineering, theater, wildlife biology), together they worked as a unified pack, educating…

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Another Chance to Speak Up For Endangered Red Wolves

August 15, 2018

On June 28, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced it’s proposal that could result with the extinction of the last wild red wolves. Today, fewer than 30 wolves…

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OR-7’s Adorable Pups of the Year Captured on Video

August 14, 2018

CUTENESS ALERT! The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service just published adorable trail camera footage from Earlier last month of Oregon wolf OR-7’s newest kiddos! Sending congratulatory howls to OR-7 (Journey)…

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How Do Wolves Stay Cool in the Summer Heat?

August 9, 2018

With temperatures reaching over 90°F, the wolves have been all tongues this week… Wolves (like dogs) will stay cool by panting to evaporate heat and moisture off their tongue. Panting…

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Carnivore Coexistence in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

August 8, 2018

Curious about life in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem? Join the Wolf Conservation Center and biologist Melissa DiNino for a discussion on large carnivore coexistence! DiNino will offer insight into challenges…

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Why do wolves’ eyes glow in the dark?

August 7, 2018

Eyes that glow in the pitch-black night make for many a scary tale. But why do wolves’ eyes glow in the dark? Wolves have a special light-reflecting surface right behind…

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Ambassador wolf Alawa is so lazy, she howls lying down.

August 5, 2018

Essential. Elegant. Extremely chill! Nobody does Sunday better than Alawa!

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