Month: July 2019
Wolf Crashes Vulture “Committee” Meeting
A group of vultures is called a committee. A vulture who grows too comfortable around wolf is called “dinner.” Lucky for these black vultures, Nikai had already eaten. Although the…Read More
Washington State Wildlife Officials Reauthorize Wolf Kill Order to Protect Cows
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) Director Kelly Susewind has reauthorized WDFW staff to lethally remove wolves from the Old Profanity Territory (OPT) pack in response to depredation of cattle…Read More
Wolf Pack Mates Make Peace, Dogs Hold a Grudge
Wolves are highly social animals that live in structured family units called packs. A pack is simply a family, with parents at the lead (sometimes referred to as the breeding…Read More
Youth Activist Encourages Children to “Spell” for Wolves
Meet Anagha, a wolf superhero – and a super speller! Anagha, a 9 year old student, has always liked wolves and recently learned about the challenges they face in the…Read More
WCC Mourns Endangered Red Wolf M1804
Dear Friends, It is with a heavy heart that I share tragic news about a beloved patriarch. Red wolf M1804, affectionately nicknamed Thicket, passed away earlier this year. He was…Read More
Wolf Conservation Center Founder Hélène Grimaud: Fierce and Fascinating!
The Wolf Conservation Center was founded by Helene Grimaud, a classical pianist and dedicated environmentalist and wolf advocate. Through her continued work with the WCC, Hélène has influenced a global audience of individuals…Read More
Chronic Wasting Disease Detected Among Wild Deer, Elk, and Moose in 24 States
Wolves are Vital to Maintaining the Health and Vigor of Prey Populations Wolves are coursing predators, and when on the hunt, they seek to feed upon the most vulnerable individuals,…Read More
Who’s the Boss?
To maintain order, wolves will rely on their posture, tail position, facial expression and ear position to articulate their status and role within the family. Wolves will also use body…Read More
Can you say, “wolfy paddle”?
Wolves are very comfortable in the water; with webbing between their toes they make for strong swimmers. Unlike their interior cousins, unique coastal wolves of Vancouver Island live with two…Read More
WA State Officials Kill Wolf from OPT Pack to Protect Cattle on Public Lands
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has confirmed they killed a radio-collared adult male member of the Old Profanity Territory (OPT) wolffamily. The kill order was issued following livestock depredations on…Read More