Month: October 2018

Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2018
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Celebrate Wolves All Year Long!

October 30, 2018

What’s better than a 12-month calendar featuring the beautiful wolves who call the Wolf Conservation Center home? FOUR unique calendars featuring ambassador wolves Alawa, Nikai, Zephyr, or Atka on the…

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After Killing Mom, Pup from Helicopter, Officials Seek to Kill Entire Wolf Family

October 28, 2018

WDFW killed the mother and pup last month. Today, the last surviving pack members are in the crosshairs, the father and pup. On Friday, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife…

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Endangered Mexican Wolf Pups Named for Female Conservationists!

October 26, 2018

  In May 2018, Mexican gray wolf F1143 (Rosa) made a crucial contribution to the survival of her rare species when she quietly gave birth to a litter of nine…

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Is the Mexican Gray Wolf North America’s Original Wolf?

October 24, 2018

The Pleistocene epoch (a.k.a. the “Ice Age”) lasted from about 2,600,000 to 12,000 years ago. During the Pleistocene epoch, the Bering Land Bridge was episodically open to connect Alaska and…

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Meet Mexican Gray Wolf Pups Babs, Kral, and Joe Darling!

October 23, 2018

Pups make everything better, right? Volunteers make everything better too! The Wolf Conservation Center is extremely fortunate to have many dedicated volunteers; individuals who donate their time and energy to…

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Red Wolf Pup Naming Contest for Kids

October 22, 2018

In honor of Wolf Awareness Week, the Wolf Conservation Center is holding a Red Wolf Pup Naming Contest for m2234! Born to parents F2121 (Charlotte) and M1606 (Jack) on April…

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National Wolf Awareness Week Begins Today

October 21, 2018

Wolf Awareness Week begins on today! Wolves have long been shrouded by myth and superstition, so this week provides an opportunity to open the door to understanding the importance and…

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Research Reveals Relationship Between Wolf’s Coat Color and Health

October 18, 2018

  Gray wolves have a variety of outer coat colors (gray, white, black, tan, etc.) but new research is revealing that, at least for wolves in Yellowstone National Park, coat color…

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Conservation Groups Argue that USFWS’s Imminent Red Wolf ‘Extinction” Plan Violates Federal Law

October 17, 2018

In an active and ongoing case, a coalition of conservation groups is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for its failure to adhere to the agency’s responsibilities as…

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