Tag Archives: May

Denali National Park’s 2015 Research Report Available

Read about current wolf monitoring programs and research at Denali National Park here: http://www.nps.gov/dena/learn/nature/upload/2015_Current_Resource_Projects.pdf (The wolf information starts at page 34.) In March 2015, 52 wolves were counted in Denali, an estimated density of 2.8 wolves per 1,000 square kilometers, … Continue reading

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Join Us For The Wolves’ Birthday Party Saturday, May 2!

Saturday May 2, 2015: Wolves’ Birthday Party at Wolf Park Open 1-5 pm Wolf birthday cakes will be distributed at 2 p.m! Join Wolf Park in a birthday celebration for all of our canids! The Wolf Park staff will give … Continue reading

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Mexican Wolf Pups Cross-Fostered to Improve Chances of Survival

Two pups from the six-pup litter of a recently released captive-born female Mexican wolf, Ernesta (F1126) have been cross-fostered with the three-pup litter of another wild female (F923). A pregnant Ernesta and her mate, M1249, were released in April of … Continue reading

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European Bison Reintroduced to Romania

A herd of 17 European bison, Bison bonasus — cousins of the American bison, Bison bison, on display at Wolf Park — is being released into the Carpathian mountains in Romania, the first bison to set hoof there in 200 years. … Continue reading

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Coyote Hunting Halted in Red Wolf Habitat in North Carolina

U.S. District judge Terrence Boyle ordered a halt to coyote hunting in five northeastern North Carolina counties (Dare, Hyde, Beufort, Tyrrell, and Washington) in order to reduce mistaken-identity shootings of the visually similar (and protected under the Endangered Species Act) … Continue reading

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Illinois Works To Give Possible Dispersing Wolves Legal Protection

Although wolves, bears, and cougars do not officially have active breeding populations in Illinois, it is possible that they will move back in someday.  State lines do not mean anything to dispersing animals, and individuals leaving populations in nearby states … Continue reading

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First Wolf in Iowa in 89 Years Mistaken for Coyote, Shot By Hunter

A man hunting coyotes in Fairbank, Iowa, in northwest Buchanan County, shot an animal which turned out to be a wolf — the first documented wolf in Iowa in 89 years.  The last wolf sighting in Iowa was recorded in … Continue reading

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Farley Mowat, Author of “Never Cry Wolf”, Dies

(Reuters) Canadian author and ardent environmentalist Farley Mowat, author of Never Cry Wolf and more than 40 other works, has died.  He was 92. Never Cry Wolf, written in 1963, was one of the earliest books to portray the wolf … Continue reading

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Wolves Using Highway Underpasses in Kootenay National Park

Remote camera images show wolves regularly using three recently-added underpasses which allow wildlife to cross Highway 93 South in Kootenay National Park in Canada. “We put in these three underpasses in the summer of 2013,” said Trevor Kinley, manager of … Continue reading

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Wolf Park Named One Of 2014’s Top Nonprofits

Our supporters have spoken!  Thanks to your help, we have earned a spot on the 2014 Top Rated List at greatnonprofits.org! Help us remain on this list — and help others to find out about us — by visiting their … Continue reading

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