Month: April 2019

Special Milestone for Red Wolf Veronica

April 30, 2019

Red Wolf Veronica (F1858) turns eight years old today! ‘She is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel.’ Jodi Picoult The beautiful matriarch is the ultimate teacher- leading both her brood and those who she unknowingly inspires with her strength and perseverance. The mother of ten has beamed into our…

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Caught in the Act! Endangered Wolf Pups Kill Webcam

April 29, 2019

Essential. Endangered. Extremely naughty! These soon-to-be one-year-old Mexican gray wolf pups had a great time playing this morning! Too bad it was at the expense of their HD dencam. Beyond being naughty, these critically endangered Mexican gray wolves represent our active participation in an effort to save the species on the brink of extinction. The…

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NCSU Students Work to Save Red Wolves

April 28, 2019

“Wolfpack spirit?” You bet! Students at North Carolina State University are showing their love for wolves – and not just their school mascot. A student-run organization, Wolves 4 Wolves, formed in 2017 with two main objectives: educating NC State students and the public about endangered wolf species, and contributing to conservation through service and fundraising.…

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Six Captive Mexican Wolf Newborns Released to the Wild

April 25, 2019

Mexican gray wolf pup born at the Wolf Conservation Center in 2018. Six critically endangered Mexican gray wolf pups receive the call of the wild! The pups, born at the Endangered Wolf Center in Missouri, were placed with two wild wolf families in an effort to increase the genetic diversity of the wild Mexican gray…

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Happy Earth Day

April 22, 2019

It’s the 49th Earth Day, an annual international event meant to raise awareness about the efforts to protect the planet and secure a sustainable future. This day underscores the ripple effect of each individual’s actions that benefit the environment to ensure a viable planet for generations to come. How will you celebrate?

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Move Over Easter Bunny

April 21, 2019

Wolves have this covered… With 42 specialized teeth for slicing, tearing, and grinding, wolves are supremely well-equipped carnivores. A wolf could make short work of a helpless Easter egg, but Atka, one of the most magnificent wolves in the world, instead chose to take a slower, perhaps even epicurean, approach when presented with an egg…

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Happy Holidays!

April 19, 2019

To those who observe wishing you a blessed Good Friday and Happy Passover.

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Critically Endangered Red Wolf Pups Celebrate First Birthday!

April 19, 2019

On a breezy afternoon last April, red wolf F2121 (affectionately nicknamed Charlotte) quietly gave birth to four pups and was soon followed by red wolf F1858 (Veronica), who gave birth to six pups hours later. Over the next few months, the growth of these rare wolves was monitored by a global audience via live-streaming webcams…

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Prepping for Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf Pups?

April 17, 2019

The arrival of spring means changing temperatures, chirping birds, and critically endangered wolf pups! Pregnancy can be an exciting and magical time for parents but waiting can be excruciating for well-wishers! No pups yet for critically endangered Mexican gray wolf Trumpet (F1505), but her belly appears quite large – a sign of potential pregnancy. Over…

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Letter: Hazing Coyotes Protect the Animals and Humans

April 14, 2019

It’s no secret I like coyotes. In fact, part of my job as Wildlife Outreach Specialist at the Wolf Conservation Center in New York is to address the rampant misinformation so widely circulated about coyotes. That is why I felt compelled to respond to Leo Maloney’s Op-Ed that is rife with misrepresentation of coyote behavior.…

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