Resilient Red Fox

January 4, 2022

Recently, we captured a surprising sight on one of our wildlife cameras. The motion-sensing camera, set in the woods behind a home in a quiet community, offered a glimpse into the secretive lives of lots of fauna: squirrels, deer, mice, opossums, raccoons, coyotes, and even a black bear. But one individual in particular – a…

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29 Wolves Killed During Wyoming’s Trophy Hunt

January 2, 2022

Wyoming’s wolf trophy hunting season, which ran from September 15 to December 31, 2021, saw a total of 29 wolves slaughtered. Wolves in the northwest corner of Wyoming, which borders Yellowstone National Park, are considered to be trophy animals and can be killed during a designated hunting season each year. Wolves throughout the rest of…

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Wolves Are Essential, And So Are You

December 31, 2021

Thank you. At the end of a year defined by some of the greatest challenges we’ve ever seen for wolves, one thing remains clear – wolves are essential, and so are you. It’s been a deadly year for wolves; they have become the subject of intense persecution and cruelty. This year alone, several hundreds of…

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Mexican Gray Wolf Max Takes on Essential Role in Wolf Recovery

December 22, 2021

Mexican gray wolf Max, born at the Wolf Conservation Center in 2017, has embarked on an exciting adventure – the feisty four-year-old female has moved to the Endangered Wolf Center (EWC) and could welcome pups this spring! Max, also known as F1620, was born to parents Belle and Rhett in 2017 and was named after…

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Washington Wolf Killed to Benefit Private Livestock Industry

December 9, 2021

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) officials announced that a second member from a wolf family “that is north of the Touchet pack territory and west of the Tucannon pack territory” was killed to protect cows. On November 10, Director Kelly Susewind issued kill permits allowing livestock producers to kill up to two wolves…

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Oregon Police Ask for Information About Poisoning of Entire Wolf Pack

December 2, 2021

The Oregon State Police is asking members of the public to report any information about the poisoning of the Catherine Wolf Pack in eastern Oregon. The family (three males, two females) was found dead in February 2021 southeast of Mount Harris within Union County. A female wolf from the Keating Pack was found dead in…

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It’s Black Wolf Friday!

November 26, 2021

Share your love for wolves this holiday season with gifts that give back to the wolves! Find wonderfully wild items for people of all ages in the Wolf Conservation Center online store. Are you looking for the perfect gift for the wolf enthusiast in your life? Symbolically adopt one of the 33 wolves in our…

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Thank You, Wolves

November 25, 2021

On this Thanksgiving day, we give our thanks to wolves – may they remind us of the most important things in life. Thank you to Zephyr, Alawa, and Nikai, the WCC’s gray wolves who serve as teachers and representatives – through them, a global audience learns about and appreciates their wild kin. Thank you to…

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Red Wolf Ben Takes on Critical Role in Red Wolf Recovery

November 21, 2021

Red wolf Ben, born at the Wolf Conservation Center in 2018, has embarked on an exciting adventure – the three year old has moved to Western North Carolina Nature Center (WNCNC) and could father pups this winter! Ben, also known as M2235, was born to parents Charlotte and Jack in 2018 and, along with his…

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Washington Officials Issue Kill Orders Targeting New Wolf Family to Protect Cows

November 10, 2021

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) Director Kelly Susewind issued a kill order for up to two wolves from “an area of new wolf pack activity north of the Touchet pack territory and west of the Tucannon pack territory in southeast Washington’s Columbia County.” Officials believe there are four adults and four pups in this pack.…

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