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Tag Archives: April
Once upon a time, I was a child, and I read fantastic tales of the secret lives of stuffed animals. There are many such tales in THE LITERATURE, that repository of news, history, research, rumor, wonder tales, and drollery, as … Continue reading
Wolf Park is situated under one of the narrow ends of the bell-shaped curve. In such a location we expect the unexpected. So when I got an urgent call from the intern doing meatballs on April 1, saying that there … Continue reading
Two captive Mexican gray wolves, previously living at the Sevilleta Wolf Management Facility in New Mexico, have been released into the wild as part of the Mexican gray wolf reintroduction program. The Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team released M1130 and … Continue reading
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
The report of the 57th annual winter study of wolves and moose on Isle Royale, conducted from January to March 2015, is now available online. Between January 2014 and January 2015, the population of wolves on the island decreased from … Continue reading
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
Wolf Park deeply appreciates our members’ loyal support all year round! On April 18, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm, we will be howling THANK YOU for everything you’ve done for us with a special Members Appreciation Day with special … Continue reading
Wolf Park welcomes its newest resident — Joker! Joker is a silver fox — really a silver-phase red fox — who was found under a porch. It was clear from his behavior (he was not afraid of humans) that he … Continue reading
Coyotes are some of the most adaptable animals on earth, and many have made living in urban centers their specialty. They are so successful at it that many humans don’t even know the animals are there — until they make … Continue reading
A recent study by Utah State University and University of Oxford, following 280 collared wolves in Yellowstone National Park over 13 years, found that wolf populations in the park self-limit, in that wolves will fight more as populations grow. This … Continue reading