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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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Marion – April 20, 1998 – April 22, 2015

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

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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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Devon: Spring 2000 – July 22, 2014

Devon, our beautiful silver-phase red fox, was put to sleep on the evening of July 22, 2014. For several years her blood tests had indicated that her kidneys were gradually losing efficiency. This is typical of aging animals (including humans). … 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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Eclipse: April 21, 1997 – March 22, 2013

Eclipse left us on the evening of Friday, March 22, 2013 following several days of medication and supportive nursing after she began to have seizures at the beginning of the week. On Wednesday Monty and I went over to check … Continue reading

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In Memory of Zsuzsa Klinghammer

Zsuzsa Klinghammer, Wolf Park founder Erich Klinghammer’s first wife, passed away this week.  Zsuzsa was the Treasurer for Wolf Park (aka North American Wildlife Park Foundation back then) and sometimes filled in as Secretary on the board.  She also helped … Continue reading

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Tristan: May 3, 1998 – March 15, 2013

Tristan’s race is run.  His life came to a close when he had lived 14 years and 10 months.  He is survived at Wolf Park by his son Renki, his daughters Ayla and Kailani, and his nephews, Wolfgang and Wotan, … Continue reading

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Apollo – 4/16/1995 – 12/30/2010

Apollo was euthanized Thursday, December 30, at the ripe old age of 15 years and 8 months. He had been outgoing, friendly and acting like his normal self until Thursday, December 23. On that day he stopped eating and showed … Continue reading

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