Month: November 2018

Celebrating Wolf Week With North Carolina State University

November 14, 2018

What better way to promote red wolf recovery than by working with organizations that have a vested interest in safeguarding these critically endangered animals? The Wolf Conservation Center was proud to join representatives from Defenders of Wildlife, Red Wolf Coalition, Museum of Life and Science, Wildlands Network, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service(USFWS) at…

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House Bill Seeks to Delist Gray Wolves Nationwide

November 13, 2018

November 13 — The U.S. House this week is expected to vote on a controversial bill that would remove the gray wolf from the endangered and threatened species list in most of the country.H.R. 6784, from Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.), would remove federal Endangered Species Act protections for the wolves in the Lower 48 by…

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A Wild Salute

November 11, 2018

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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One Wolf’s Howl Ignites an Explosive Song

November 10, 2018

Just like us, each wolf has a unique voice so distinctive features of each individual’s howl allow wolves to identify each other. And when every member of the pack joins the chorus, the singular howls and their harmonies give the listener the impression that the pack is larger than it actually is. Alawa is often…

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Washington Officials to Kill Three Protected Wolf Families to Protect Cows

November 7, 2018

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) officials have ordered the killing of the last two remaining members of the Old Profanity Territory (OPT) family, the last three wolves of the Togo pack, and one or two wolves from the Smackout wolf family. Why? To protect cows grazing on private and public lands. Because the…

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Conservation-Minded Child Names Critically Endangered Red Wolf

November 6, 2018

Maples have long signified strength and endurance, and now, thanks to Clare Dür, the autumnal tree will now share its name with a critically endangered red wolf pup. Clare, an elementary school student from New York, suggested the name “Maple” for red wolf pup m2234 because “every maple leaf is different and special just like…

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Go Vote and Stand for Wolves!

November 6, 2018
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Federal Judge Bans USFWS from Capturing and Killing Red Wolves

November 5, 2018

A VICTORY for red wolves! Judge finds USFWS’s rollback of red wolf protections is a violation of the Endangered Species Act and bans USFWS from capturing and killing, and authorizing private landowners to capture and kill wild red wolves! “For four years now, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been dismantling one of the…

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When Wolves Get a Toy Snake

November 4, 2018

Today we gave the Ambassador wolves an “invincible” snake dog toy! Of all the Ambassador wolves, Nikai is the one who really enjoys playing with toys. But he was too slow on his feet and his big brother Zephyr got to the snake first. Apparently “indestructible” is not in Zephyr’s vocabulary… Eventually, patience pays off…

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To Be Happy Is To Howl!

November 3, 2018

Meet Nikai! Beyond being beautiful, he’s a powerful player in the fight to preserve wolves’ rightful place in the environment. Learn about wolf behavior here Thank you, Nikai, for opening minds, rewilding hearts, and raising awareness for the importance and plight of your wild kin.

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