Month: February 2020

Take a Leap for Wolves!

February 29, 2020

Happy Leap Day 2020! This year, wolves can run, dance, and leap into your heart for an extra 24 hours! It also means you get a whole extra day to…

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The Little-Known Life of Mexican Gray Wolf Lighthawk

February 27, 2020

At first glance, Mexican gray wolf Lighthawk (M1564) seems like every other wolf residing in the Wolf Conservation Center’s Endangered Species facility: elusive, endangered, essential. But the shy male has…

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Preferred Prey Sources of Wolves

February 22, 2020

Wolves tend to kill mostly young, old, and debilitated animals, with most healthy ungulates (elk, moose, deer, bison, etc.) escaping their attacks. By comparing the traits of wolf kills to…

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Three Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves Found Dead in Arizona

February 20, 2020

The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) announced in the Mexican Wolf Recovery Program Monthly Update that three endangered Mexican gray wolves were found dead in Arizona in January. The…

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Himalayan Wolf, Unique Species Adapted to Life on World’s Tallest Mountain Range

February 19, 2020

The Himalayan wolf is an evolutionarily unique species adapted to life in the high-altitude habitats of the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau in Asia. Considered an older species than contemporary subspecies…

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Washington State Officials Consider Killing Contest Ban

February 16, 2020

Washington state wildlife managers are considering eliminating hunting competitions, particularly of coyotes, citing ethical and social concerns. The Washington Fish and Wildlife commission, a citizen group appointed by the governor,…

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Wildly Romantic Wolves Symbolize Love and Loyalty

February 14, 2020

Happy Valentine’s Day! Like most humans, wolves form monogamous breeding pairs and remain together for the duration of their adult life. As a team, the pair will maintain a territory,…

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There’s Still Time to Sponsor a Love Connection for a Wildly Romantic Valentine’s Gift

February 13, 2020

Love is rare. So are wolves.  Looking for a unique way to say “I love you” to that special person? Hoping to find a gift that represents how they bring…

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Mexican Gray Wolf Pups: Wet, Wild, and Wonderfully Adorable!

February 10, 2020

Two month old wolf pups don’t stand a chance against downpours – luckily the pups now have built-in rain gear! The lobo pups are now ten months old and much…

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Last Chance to Protect Idaho Wolves from Increased Hunting and Trapping

February 9, 2020

In January, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission (IDFG) announced a proposal to extend the season for wolf hunting and trapping across the state on public and private land. The IDFG offered…

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