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Month: December 2018

Counting Down to a New Year

December 31, 2018

Looking back and preparing for what’s ahead. Once again, we’re on the cusp of a new year. As we count down to 2019, we get to reflect on the year’s highlights and hardships and prepare for what’s ahead. We faced some extraordinary challenges in 2018, none bigger than saying goodbye to Atka after he died…

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On Its 45th Anniversary, Feds Wage War Against The Endangered Species Act

December 28, 2018

Forty-five years ago, on December 28th, 1973, President Richard Nixon signed the Endangered Species Act (ESA) into law. Sadly, despite its success and public support, the ESA is under attack like never before. The ESA was passed in 1973 because Americans believed that protecting our wildlife was an obligation to future generations, our nation’s environmental…

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Peace on Earth

December 25, 2018

Goodwill to all.

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Deck the Halls!

December 24, 2018
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Giving Endangered Wolves the Gift of Flight

December 23, 2018

Karen, Tom, and WCC Curator Rebecca Bose Critically endangered Mexican gray wolves M1506 (Duffy) and F1508 (KB) first received the celebrity treatment when they grew up, unknowingly, in the eyes of thousands of global fans through the Wolf Conservation Center‘s live webcams, but the siblings were elevated to a new level of stardom this week!…

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Ready or not, here comes Nikai!

December 22, 2018

Meet Ambassador wolf Nikai! He’s a powerful presence in the fight to preserve wolves’ rightful place in the environment. Learn more!

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Juvenile Wolf Killed to Protect Sheep Grazing on Public Lands

December 21, 2018

In September, federal officials killed a male wolf pup in Idaho to protect a private business – the Flat Top Sheep Company. What’s especially disconcerting is that that the private company grazes its sheep on public lands, and protocols that call for minimum measures to prevent conflict were ignored. Instead, Idaho officials used tax-payer dollars…

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Wolf Conservation Center Named Among “25 Most Interesting Webcams” of 2018!

December 20, 2018

Webcam lovers’ favorite tradition returns with the 2018 edition of EarthCam’s 25 Most Interesting Webcams. EarthCam’s 2018 list of winning webcams includes everything from breathtaking scenery to scientific experiments and even wolves at the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC)! The 20th annual list spans 8 countries and features engaging live webcams that entertained millions of people…

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NPS Reports Six Yellowstone Wolves Killed By Humans in 2017

December 18, 2018

Last week the National Park Service (NPS) its Yellowstone Wolf Project Annual Report, a detailed report of wolf activity within the park during 2017. According to the report, four radio-collared wolves died in 2017 (table 2): one was killed by other wolves, one kicked and killed by an ungulate, one died of canine distemper virus…

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Wolf Conservation Center Welcomes New Red Wolf to the Pack!

December 14, 2018

The Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) family just got a little bigger! Yesterday, red wolf Everest (F2204) arrived at the WCC from the Tallahassee Museum. Once she settles in, the dark beauty will be introduced to red wolf brothers Moose Jr (M2119) and Tyke (M2118) in hope that Everest will fall in love with one of…

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