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Renki Update

Since Renki’s surgery, his veterinarian, Dr. Becker, ordered him to restrict his activity while his surgery site finishes draining and the incision heals. Since he showed little inclination to follow her instructions, we had to do it for him. We … Continue reading

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Renki Update

For those who have not heard, Renki has been very ill. It started with a limp, and he had been diagnosed with arthritis (which is not unusual for a 12-year-old wolf). However, his limp got worse so x-rays were in … Continue reading

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Brew on the Bridge Saturday, July 30!

Wolf Park’s Brew on the Bridge presents The Miller Experience featuring the amazing L D Miller, Lafayette’s smokin’ harmonica player, considered a child prodigy in 2006 at the age of 12, when he won second place on America’s Got Talent. … Continue reading

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Scenes from 2016 Watermelon Party

To celebrate Independence Day, Wolf Park throws a Watermelon Party – all of our animals get special treats inside a watermelon. This event displays the individual nature of our wolves, coyotes, foxes, and even the bison. Some roll the melon … Continue reading

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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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USFWS Continues Plans for Mexican Wolf Releases in NM

Despite opposition from the New Mexico Game and Fish Department and NM governor Susana Martinez, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is continuing plans to release additional Mexican gray wolves into the wilds of southwestern New Mexico in 2016. Mexican … Continue reading

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Why Is That Dog Looking At Me?

Check out some of the fascinating research done at Wolf Park! Why Is That Dog Looking At Me? More than one experiment has made some things pretty clear. Dogs look at humans much more than wolves do. Wolves tend to … Continue reading

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First Wolf Pack in 100 Years Forms in California

Trail cameras near the one which captured evidence of a lone wolf in Siskiyou County, California, in May and July have recorded evidence of five pups, which appear to be a few months old, and two adults.  The California Department … Continue reading

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Join Us for “The Human-Animal Bond” with Beth Duman in March 2016!

“The Human-Animal Bond – Exploring New Dimensions in Training” March 11-13, 2016 Current research is showing us that wolves and dogs have mental gifts far surpassing our earlier expectations. This interactive, hands-on seminar/workshop will explore new ways we can relate … 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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