Month: June 2019

Pupdate: Mexican Gray Wolf Pups Turn Two Months Old

June 21, 2019

Tiny. Tough. Officially two months old! The Mexican gray wolf pups born on April 26 to parents Trumpet and Lighthawk are celebrating their eight week birthday! In between napping and…

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Global Audience Joins Health Check for Endangered Wolf Pups Via Facebook Live Video

June 20, 2019

On April 26, Mexican gray wolf parents Trumpet (F1505) and Lighthawk (M1564) welcomed their second litter! Beyond being adorable, the pups represent the Wolf Conservation Center’s active participation in the…

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Unforgettable Eastern Wolf Encounter

June 18, 2019

According to Ontario’s Ministry of Natural Resources, this lanky 3-year-old female is F1737. Eastern wolves, recently renamed “Algonquin wolves”, were previously considered a subspecies of the gray wolf. Recent genomic…

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Minnesota Wolf Pup: Too Cute to be Silent!

June 17, 2019

Enjoy the squeaky howls from this wolf pup living in Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota! (Sound on!) Participating in a howl is critical in a wolf pup’s development. Pups might…

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Wishing All the Dads a Happy Father’s Day

June 16, 2019

Beyond their ecological importance as critical keystone predators, wolves are also really patient, generous, and loving dads. Feat. red wolves Jack and his son from 2018.

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One Month Left to Oppose Gray Wolf Delisting Plan

June 15, 2019

In March, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) formally announced its plan to remove federal Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in the lower 48 states. Wolves once…

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Wolf Dad Grows Grumpy Around Relentless and Adorable Pups

June 14, 2019

Dad. Dad. Dad. Dad. Daddy. Dad. Dad. Dad. Dad. Dad. Dad. DADDY!? This is what fatherhood looks like for wolves too. Is Mexican gray wolf Lighthawk being a grumpy dad?…

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Study Offers New Take on Early Dog-human Relationship

June 13, 2019

Scientists are still debating when and where dogs were domesticated, but there’s one thing most of them agree on: Early canines were working animals. Archaeologists have often pointed to an…

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Potbellied Wolf Pup Fights the Zzzz.

June 9, 2019

Your moment of critically endangered cuteness! This adorable one-month-old Mexican gray wolf pup (born on April 26, 2019) represents the Wolf Conservation Center’s active participation in the effort to save…

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Twentieth Anniversary Gala: Strong, Wild, and Incredibly Successful!

June 6, 2019

You did it! Howls of thanks to the Wolf Conservation Center supporters who attended our fundraiser to celebrate the Center’s 20th anniversary and to honor the President of our Board…

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