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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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Wolves in Great Lakes States Ordered Returned to Endangered Species List

US District Judge Beryl Howell has thrown out a 2012 decision to remove gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region — including Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin — from the Endangered Species List.  This has immediately ended wolf hunting seasons … Continue reading

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Canid Sighted Near Grand Canyon Confirmed To Be Gray Wolf

The canid recently sighted in the Kaibab Plateau area near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon has been confirmed to be a female gray wolf through genetic testing of its scat.  The wolf appears to be wearing a nonfunctional … Continue reading

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USFWS Review of Red Wolf Recovery Program Available Online

The US Fish and Wildlife Service’s independent review, conducted by the Wildlife Management Institute, of the Red Wolf Recovery Program is now available online. The review focused on three elements of the recovery program — the supporting science, management of … Continue reading

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Wild Wolf Confirmed in Denmark

A team of researchers from Aarhus University and the Danish National History Museum have confirmed that at least one male wolf has moved into the Jutland area.  The wolf likely dispersed from the southern, German part of the peninsula.  Germany … Continue reading

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Ember: Spring 2000 – September 12, 2014

in the full moonlight of autumn at the hour when I was born                 you no longer go out like a flame at the sight of me you are still warmer than the moonlight gleaming on you                 even now … Continue reading

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Federal Protection Restored for Wyoming Wolves

U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson has restored federal protections to wolves in Wyoming, at least temporarily. Wyoming assumed control over its wolves from the federal government in 2012 after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service determined that the … Continue reading

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2013 Yellowstone Wolf Report Now Available Online

The National Park Service has published the 2013 Yellowstone Wolf Project Annual Report.  You can read the executive summary here, and download the complete official report here. Some highlights: 95 wolves in 10 packs, including 8 breeding pairs, lived primarily in … 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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Your Dog Has Something to Tell You

Staff at Wolf Park have long known that dogs (and their cousins, wolves, foxes, and coyotes) have a rich inner life and a lot to “say”.  Do you know what your dog might be trying to tell you?  Alexandra Horowitz’s … Continue reading

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