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March 24, 2019

It’s LoboWeek! This week marks the 21st anniversary of the Mexican gray wolf’s (“Lobo”) return to the wild! Missing from the landscape for more than 30 years, the howl of the rarest and most unique subspecies of gray wolf was once again greeted by the mountains of the southwest. This LoboWeek, we’re inviting you to…

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LoboWeek – Celebrating the Mexican Gray Wolf’s Wild Milestone

March 24, 2019

This week marks the 21st anniversary of the Mexican gray wolf’s (“Lobo”) return to the wild! Missing from the landscape for more than 30 years, the howl of the rarest and most unique subspecies of gray wolf was once again greeted by the mountains of the southwest. Celebrate this exciting milestone for Lobos and wildlife…

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Feds Urged to Free Two Endangered Wolves Trapped in New Mexico

March 20, 2019

SILVER CITY, N.M.— Thirty-seven organizations today sent a letter urging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to free two endangered wolves trapped in New Mexico and halt additional trapping. Federal trappers recently removed two Mexican gray wolves from the wild and set traps for a third wolf for preying on cattle in the Gila National Forest. Because…

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Idaho Kills Seven Wolves to Boost Elk Numbers for Human Hunters

March 19, 2019

Idaho killed seven wolves via its “Wolf Control Program” in the remote and rugged areas of the Clearwater National Forest. The state wants to kill wolves to boost the elk population for human hunters in the Lolo Elk Management Zone. Idaho Fish and Game (IDFG) prefers to manage wolf populations using hunters and trappers and…

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Lawsuit Filed to End Artificial Feeding At National Elk Refuge

March 19, 2019

A coalition of environmental groups yesterday sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) seeking to halt the practice of artificially feeding nearly 10,000 elk at the National Elk Refuge in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Although the refuge is supposed to sustain healthy populations of native wildlife, the artificial winter-time elk feeding program creates crowded conditions, with consequences that…

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Emergency Action to Save America’s Gray Wolves

March 18, 2019

On March 15, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) officially proposed removing federal Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves across the entire lower 48 states, a plan that would put the future of the gray wolf and its proven benefits to ecosystems at serious risk. The proposed rule removes federal Endangered Species Act…

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Both Dogs and Wolves Cooperate with Humans

March 18, 2019

A recent study conducted by behavioral researchers in Austria shows that dogs and wolves both work equally well with humans, albeit in different ways. The study tested the extent to which dogs and grey wolves collaborate with humans in order to solve certain tasks. Findings show that both dogs and wolves cooperate intensively with humans and are…

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St Patrick’s Day Kiss?

March 17, 2019

Arctic pride!? Wild Arctic gray wolves (Canis lupus arctos) live primarily in the Arctic, the region located above 67° north latitude. The land is covered with snow and ice for most of the year, except for a brief period during the summer. Arctic wolves have adapted well to this icy environment. Atka, like his wild…

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Peace.

March 15, 2019
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Department of the Interior Announces Gray Wolf Delisting Plan

March 14, 2019

Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) formally announced its plan to remove federal Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in the lower 48 states. Wolves once ranged across most of North America, a vital part of many varied ecosystems. But an unremitting slaughter by humans brought wolves to the brink of extinction. The Endangered…

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