Month: March 2021

Wild Anniversary for Mexican Gray Wolves

March 29, 2021

23 years ago today, 11 captive-reared Mexican gray wolves (“lobos”) were released to the wild for the first time in Arizona and New Mexico. Missing from the landscape for more…

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What to Expect During Coyote Pup Season

March 22, 2021

With the onset of spring comes many new and exciting developments for the wild world. Flowers bloom, birds return, offspring are born … Yet alongside new growth reemerges age-old anecdotes…

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Mischievous Wolf Deliberately Sits On Sister’s Head

March 21, 2021

No matter the species, one thing is universal: siblings enjoy annoying the heck out of one another!  Beyond purposefully annoying one another, these Mexican gray wolf sisters represent the Wolf Conservation…

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Death of Five Protected Oregon Wolves Under Investigation

March 20, 2021

Oregon State Police officers discovered five dead wolves in Oregon’s Union County last month – the cause of death is unknown. On February 9, a wolf’s GPS collar indicated a…

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USDA’s Wildlife Services Killed 386 Wolves in 2020 to Benefit Livestock Industry

March 18, 2021

Wildlife Services – formerly called “Animal Damage Control” – is a federal agency that shoots, traps, and poisons wild animals en masse at the behest of state governments, agricultural interests,…

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Endangered Mexican Gray Wolf Found Dead in Arizona

March 17, 2021

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and its partners are offering a reward of up to $37,000 for information regarding the suspicious death of an endangered Mexican gray wolf…

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Baby Boom Boosts Wild Mexican Wolf Population to 186

March 12, 2021

Record Number of Pups, Wild Packs Results in All-Time High Population in 2020 In its annual survey released today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) reports that 186 wild…

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International Women’s Day Celebrates Strong Female Wolves

March 8, 2021

In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re highlighting the females – 16 wolves, to be exact – that support the WCC each and every day. Meet the wolves: Alawa, Lava, Valentia,…

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Wolf Conservation Center Mourns Loss of Endangered Red Wolf Mother

March 5, 2021

Dear Friends, It is with a heavy heart that I share devastating news about a beloved matriarch. Red wolf Veronica, also known as F1858, passed away earlier today from a…

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