Category Archives: Wolf Park Updates

Fall Updates from Wolf Park

Purple is the New Orange Scarlette the red fox has been off her feed the past couple of weeks. She’s lively, she’s cheerfully squabbling with Joker, but she buries food instead of eating it. With a fox who usually gobbles … Continue reading

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Timber’s Busy Social Calendar

Renki has been outside full-time for several days now. He is living in a fenced off portion of the McAllister habitat, which is conveniently close to the Alison Franklin Animal Care Center in case we have to move him inside.  … Continue reading

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Ifa, 2013 – 2016

On May 6, 2013, an independent-minded grey fox named Ifa was born in Minnesota.  Ten days later, our lives changed forever as the ‘kit-moms’, Amanda, Bronwyn, and Zach brought Ifa, Gypsum, and Hunter to Wolf Park and into our lives … Continue reading

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Renki Update

For those who have not heard, Renki has been very ill. It started with a limp, and he had been diagnosed with arthritis (which is not unusual for a 12-year-old wolf). However, his limp got worse so x-rays were in … Continue reading

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Scenes from 2016 Watermelon Party

To celebrate Independence Day, Wolf Park throws a Watermelon Party – all of our animals get special treats inside a watermelon. This event displays the individual nature of our wolves, coyotes, foxes, and even the bison. Some roll the melon … Continue reading

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Alison Franklin Animal Care Center Completed

We can’t believe it!  It’s done!  (Well, the outside, anyway.  Now we get to furnish it!)  A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday, November 12.  Have some video! Original article available here.

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Alison Franklin Animal Care Center In Progress

The Alison Franklin Animal Care Center, named after the late wife of one of Wolf Park’s longest-standing supporters, began construction Thursday, August 13.  Here are some in-progress photos from the past couple weeks!  Many thanks to everyone helping with the … Continue reading

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Marion – April 20, 1998 – April 22, 2015

Marion was peacefully euthanized on the evening of April 22nd, having just turned 17.  What looked like an “ouchy walk” (just a little hitch in the gitalong) turned, over the course of a few days, into increasing loss of control … Continue reading

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Thanks to Our January Contributors!

As part of the Lilly Endowments Matching Campaign at the Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette, you, our beloved supporters, have raised nearly $3,000 to support Wolf Park!  THANK YOU SO MUCH! The Community Foundation will continue to match donations made … Continue reading

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Research from Wolf Park: Assessment of Attachment Behavior to Human Caregivers in Wolf Pups

Researchers from the University of Florida Canine Cognition and Behavior Lab, working along with Wolf Park’s human “puppy mothers” during the hand-raising of Wolf Park’s litters of new pups over multiple years, have demonstrated that wolf pups, like dog pups, … Continue reading

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