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Party Time!

Saturday brought with it the long-anticipated Puppy Debut Party in which the five pups were given a delightful amount of new and novel items to spark their interest to the enjoyment of the crowd. Of course, an afternoon in June … 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 – May Updates Available

The May 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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Watermelon Party Saturday, July 4!

Wolf Park doesn’t celebrate Independence Day with fireworks because our wolves do not like the loud noises.  Instead, we celebrate summer with watermelon!  Watch our wolves, foxes, and coyotes enjoy cool watermelons stuffed with animal-safe treats on Saturday, July 4, … Continue reading

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Dharma – April 27, 2010 – June 9, 2015

Dharma was born in 2010 at the New York State Zoo in Watertown, NY.  She was brought, with the rest of her litter of nine, to Wolf Park to be socialized and to become one of our ambassador wolves.  She … Continue reading

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Reinterpretation of Policy Could “Eviscerate” Endangered Species Act

A seemingly minor intended shift in interpretation for the Endangered Species Act could “eviscerate” protection for species listed under the Act.  The change in policy, a reinterpretation of the phrase “significant portion of its range” in the Act, is scheduled … Continue reading

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USFWS to Review Red Wolf Recovery Program

Immediately following a federal judge’s order banning hunting for coyotes in red wolf habitat, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to a review of the red wolf recovery program which could end a 27-year experiment to restore the … Continue reading

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Study Suggests Reintroduction of Wolves Most Effective At Large Scale

Researchers from Oregon State University have reviewed fur trap data for the entire Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba — an area covering nearly 1.3 million square kilometers of land.  Their study focused on the relationship between populations of wolves, … Continue reading

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Red Wolf Pups Born at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo is pleased to announce the birth of four critically endangered Red Wolf pups! Today, just 100 Red Wolves roam their native habitats in eastern North Carolina, and nearly 200 Red Wolves are maintained in captive breeding facilities … Continue reading

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Distinct Populations of Gray Wolves Found Living Side by Side in Canada

A team based at the University of Victoria recently reported the results of a study in an area of British Columbia known as Bella Bella.  The area includes a mainland land mass separated by water from five nearby islands.  There … Continue reading

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