Month: December 2019

Wolves are essential, and so are you.

December 30, 2019

For 20 years, and with your help every step of the way, the Wolf Conservation Center has fought to protect wolves and restore them to their rightful places in our…

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After 46 Years of Saving Endangered Species, the ESA Needs Your Voice

December 28, 2019

When President Nixon signed the Endangered Species Act (ESA) into law forty-six years ago today, he said, “Nothing is more priceless and more worthy of preservation than the rich array…

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Wily? More Like Wary – Eastern Coyote Flees From Deer

December 26, 2019

Are coyotes threatening deer populations? It’s a hotly debated topic, but studies indicate coyotes do not perform the same ecological role as wolves, meaning their impact on ungulate populations varies.…

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Yellowstone Streams Recovering Thanks to Wolves

December 24, 2019

A reminder of the important role wolves, and other large predators, play in maintaining healthy ecosystems. As Mother Nature’s wildlife managers, wolves regulate prey populations to enable many other species…

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Senate Bill Seeks to Remove Federal Protections for Gray Wolves Nationwide

December 23, 2019

The holiday season is supposed to be about peace, joy, and compassion for all living beings, but before leaving the capital for the holidays on Friday, Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah)…

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Wolf Conservation Center Welcomes New Mexican Gray Wolf to the Pack!

December 21, 2019

The Wolf Conservation Center family just got a little bit bigger (and heavier)! Last week, Mexican gray wolf Valentia (also known as Valli or F1538) arrived at the WCC from…

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Summary of WCC’s Red Wolf and Mexican Gray Wolf Breeding Plans/Transfers

December 19, 2019

Dear Friends, The Wolf Conservation Center participates in the Species Survival Plan (SSP) for two critically endangered wolf species, the Mexican gray wolf (Canis lupus baileyi) and the red wolf…

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Predator Conservation: How to Turn Humans from Enemies into Allies

December 17, 2019

Around the world, populations of iconic predators – mammals such as gray wolves, jaguars, tigers, African lions, and brown bears, along with sharks – are declining. While those species are suffering…

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Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf Found Dead – Eleven Known Mortalities in 2019

December 16, 2019

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) announced in the Mexican Wolf Recovery Program Monthly Update that a critically endangered Mexican gray wolf – an uncollared wolf – was found dead in New…

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Announces Transfer of Red Wolves to Recovery Area in North Carolina

December 13, 2019

Two Red Wolf Brothers Chosen for Wild Trace Back to the Wolf Conservation Center The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has announced their intent to transfer two critically endangered…

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