Author Archives: Wolf Park

Throwback Thursday: Ruedi Performs an Exploit

by Pat Goodmann In a March 22, 2005 observation by Jess Addams, Ruedi was observed using submissive behavior and a distraction to get what he wanted.  He did it so subtly that she did not realize what he had done … Continue reading

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Wolf Park Response to COVID-19

Wolf Park Response to COVID-19  Update from 5-8-2020 (Previous updates below) Dear Friends of Wolf Park: Per Governor Holcomb’s ‘Back on Track’ plan for Indiana, the soonest we will be able to re-open is June 14.  We are currently planning … Continue reading

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Happy 90th Birthday Dr. Klinghammer

Today we remember our founder, Dr. Erich Klinghammer, on his 90th Birthday with a tribute from Head Curator Pat Goodmann: Remembering Erich Klinghammer, February 28, 1930 – October 6, 2011 by Pat Goodmann To understand Erich Klinghammer, and why he … Continue reading

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Wolves: Berry Picky Eaters

by Jenna Holakovsky Former Wolf Park intern Tom Gable is the current lead researcher for the Voyageurs Wolf Project, a project that has released new discoveries left and right since the start. One of these discoveries includes a deeper look at wolves’ … Continue reading

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Colorado Votes, Wolves Won’t Wait!

by Jenna Holakovsky                 Grey wolves formerly occupied the majority of North America, but were almost entirely eradicated early on since the country’s colonization. Over time, both scientists and the general public have made efforts to reintroduce wolves to the … Continue reading

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Channel Island Foxes: A Beacon of Hope

by Christopher Lile and Kimber Hendrix Off the coast of California, on the islands that make up one of the United States’ least visited National Parks, lives one of the smallest species of canid. Six of the eight Channel Islands … Continue reading

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Hunter – May 6, 2013 to August 28, 2019

Hunter was born on May 6, 2013 at a facility in Minnesota. She arrived at Wolf Park with her two littermates, Gypsum and Ifa ten days later. She was always the smallest of the three, and the last to transition … Continue reading

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Opening the Door: A New Family of Grey Foxes

  We have grey fox kits! Kestrel and Lark are the newest additions to Wolf Park. As you may already know from our last blog post and several social media blasts, these two boys seem to be settling in quite … Continue reading

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Wolf Park Welcomes Kestrel and Lark!

After relentless hours of phone calls, emails, and traveling, Wolf Park is delighted to welcome two little fox kits, Kestrel and Lark. These two brothers, initially identified as Shy Guy and Brave Boy respectively, are settling right into their indoor … Continue reading

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Willow – April 2, 2006 – April 1, 2019

Willow has left us. The little girl coyote who grew into a force of nature, who was ‘She Who Cannot Be Ignored’, according to Twister, passed away on April 1st. The next day would have been her thirteenth birthday I … Continue reading

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