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Wild Wolves Settle in Kampinos National Park in Poland

In Kampinos National Park, near Warsaw, Poland, park employees are seeing signs of the first wolves to settle there since the country wiped out the park’s wolf population in 1964 via a government-sponsored hunt.  The wolf has been on Poland’s … Continue reading

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Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Updates – October 1-31, 2015

The Arizona Game and Fish Department/USFWS has released October 2015 updates for the Mexican Gray Wolf Reintroduction Project.  Currently there are approximately 110 Mexican gray wolves in the wild, including 45 wolves with functional radio collars.  These collared wolves are … Continue reading

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Trail Camera Spots 2nd Gray Wolf in California

California state wildlife officials have evidence that a wild gray wolf may be roaming Siskiyou County, the second wolf to visit the state in the last four years.  California has not had a wild wolf population since the early 1900s. … Continue reading

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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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Isle Royale Wolf Population Drops to 3

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

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Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project – March Updates Available

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

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Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf Program 2014 Report Available

The detailed annual report on the status, distribution, and management of the Northern Rocky Mountain (Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming) wolf population is now available from the US Fish and Wildlife Service.  The report also features information on wolf populations in … 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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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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Minnesota Expands Allowed Wolf Harvest for 2014

The state of Minnesota will issue 3,800 wolf licenses for the 2014 hunting season — 500 more than last year — and will allow hunters and trappers to kill 250 wolves — 30 more than last year’s target, according to … Continue reading

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