Month: October 2019

Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2019

Halloween is seen as an eerie holiday filled with fear–as well as mystery and magic. Halloween is also often associated with some seemingly spooky iconic animals — including wolves. But are wolves really all that spooky? Of course not! Or… are they?

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Wolf with the Cutest Smile

October 28, 2019

The best smiles are wolf smiles! One reason Zephyr is smiling is to stay cool. Wolves (like dogs) will stay cool by panting to evaporate heat and moisture off their tongue. Panting is especially useful for wolves. A wolf’s elongated muzzle and the shape of the inner nose ensure optimal oxygenation and an efficient cooling…

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New Mexico State Game Commission Votes to Rejoin Wolf Recovery Program

October 25, 2019

Friday, October 25, 2019 – The New Mexico State Game Commission voted today to rejoin the Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Program including becoming a signatory to the Cooperating Agencies MOU and engaging in on the ground management activities. The state game commission voted in 2011 to leave the program during a change in leadership at…

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Emergency Action to Protect Denali Wolves

October 24, 2019

This year, the chance for hundreds of thousands of visitors to see wolves in Alaska’s spectacular Denali National Park & Preserve fell to the lowest level on record – just 1%. This was caused, in part, by years of hunting and trapping allowed along the northeast boundary of the Park, which has dramatically disrupted the…

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Hey, John Jay, Be Like a Wolf!

October 23, 2019

Wolves are athletic. Wolves are resilient. Wolves work together. Be like a wolf. The best way to show “wolf spirit”? By having a wolf as your school mascot!  Many schools across North America, from well-known NC State University to local elementary schools, feature wolves as their mascots because at their core, wolves embody everything humans strive to…

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Your Moment of Squee: Wolf Pup with Hiccups.

October 22, 2019

Wolves can make a variety of vocalizations. They growl, whimper, whine, bark, huff, howl… Although the wolf’s howl is has been the inspiration for films, essays, poems, etc… we think there is another sound that evokes equal levels of emotion and excitement – a wolf pup’s hiccup! Learn more about the adorable squeaker! Meet Ambassador…

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National Wolf Awareness Week Begins Today

October 20, 2019

National Wolf Awareness Week has begun! Wolves have long been shrouded in myth and superstition, so this week provides an opportunity to open the door to understanding the importance and plight of the keystone species. It’s a time to recognize wolves as an ESSENTIAL part of our natural landscapes and to engage others to become…

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Baby Wolf and Border Collie Playdate

October 17, 2019

It’s Thursday so let’s throw it back to 2014 when Ambassador wolf Nikai was just a pup! It took a little while, but Nikai the wolf pup at just 9 weeks old started to get the hang of playing with Faye, a 13-week-old Border Collie, toward the end of their first playdate. It’s easy to…

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USFWS Unlawfully Withholds Info While Leaving Last Red Wolves to “Die on the Vine”

October 14, 2019

Only 14 red wolves are known to remain in the wild, and the the federal agency charged with protecting them is withholding information about their work. Today, Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) filed suit today against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) for unlawfully delaying and withholding public documents regarding management of red wolves. In the…

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Protected: Keeping Clean and Classy for Wolf Pass Packmates

October 14, 2019

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

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