Category Archives: Wolves

Kailani, 2004 – 2016

Kailani has left us.  The little puppy whose name meant “sea and sky” in Hawaiian grew up into a beautiful silver wolf.  She was the alpha female of the main pack for many years and retired during the winter of … Continue reading

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Presenting: Walk for Wolves 2016 T-Shirt!

Check out the design for this year’s Walk for Wolves t-shirt. Want one? Register your pack before September 19th to receive one. They’ll be for sale on the day of the walk as well. $2.00 of every shirt sold will … 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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Renki Update

Since Renki’s surgery, his veterinarian, Dr. Becker, ordered him to restrict his activity while his surgery site finishes draining and the incision heals. Since he showed little inclination to follow her instructions, we had to do it for him. We … Continue reading

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Washington State Wolf Update – May 2015

A recently-released update on wolf management in the state of Washington indicates that local packs may be shifting territories, and that the presence of wolves is currently not having detectable impacts on the state’s ungulate/big-game herds.  Numbers of elk, moose, … Continue reading

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Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project – March Updates Available

The March 2015 status report updates for the Mexican gray wolf reintroduction program in Arizona and New Mexico are out and are available here.  Read about the activities of each tracked wolf pack and keep up to date on events … Continue reading

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Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf Program 2014 Report Available

The detailed annual report on the status, distribution, and management of the Northern Rocky Mountain (Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming) wolf population is now available from the US Fish and Wildlife Service.  The report also features information on wolf populations in … Continue reading

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Gray Wolf Shot in Utah Confirmed to Be Wolf Sighted Near Grand Canyon

DNA Analysis Complete for Wolf Killed in Utah Extensive DNA analysis performed by the University of Idaho has confirmed that the gray wolf shot in Utah on December 28, 2014 is the same animal which was sighted in the Grand … Continue reading

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Collared Wolf Shot and Killed in Utah

A hunter has killed a three-year-old female gray wolf 5 miles east of Beaver, Utah, wildlife officials have confirmed.  The 70-pound animal was wearing a radio collar which indicated it was collared in Cody, Wyoming, in January of 2014. The … Continue reading

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Alexander Archipelago Wolf May Receive ESA Protection

Federal authorities announced Friday that the isolated Alexander Archipelago wolf (Canis lupus ligoni, a subspecies of gray wolf), living solely in southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, may require protection under the Endangered Species Act. The wolves, which den under western … Continue reading

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