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Critically engendered Mexican gray wolf M795 was born in the wild, but because federal agencies still don’t require livestock owners using public lands to take basic steps to prevent conflict, the elusive 11-year-old lost his freedom.  He and his mate … Continue reading

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This time of year Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) staff and volunteers are often prying into the private lives of the critically endangered wolves that call the WCC home. It’s the season for annual medical exams.  People often ask us how … Continue reading

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Autumn is a magical time at the Wolf Conservation Center. Colorful leaves are dancing in the breeze, cider is brewing in our cozy classroom cabin, and critically endangered wolves are shaking in their boots dreading the day humans set foot … Continue reading

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AZGFD photo Last month we celebrated the first new Mexican wolf release in over 1500 days. Now we’re counting his days in captivity before he gets a second chance — 7 days. M1133 was born in captivity in 2008 and … Continue reading

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Early Tuesday morning, Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) staff and volunteers began the second of several “health exam capture days” scheduled this month. We gathered equipped with all the tools necessary to best prepare our team to meet the challenge of … Continue reading

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The elusive red wolf F1291 During the summer, the Species Survival Plan (SSP) management group for the red wolf determined the program’s breeding pairs for the 2012 season. Wolves are “mono-estrus” — breeding only once a year during the winter … Continue reading

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Atka howling for the spotlight It’s always a treat for Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) staff, volunteers, and supporters, when the twenty-five wolves that call the WCC home serenade us with their soulful howls. Yesterday, however, the usual sounds that echo … Continue reading

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M740 evades our crew/ Photo: Josh Lewis This time of year Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) staff and volunteers are often prying into the private lives of the critically endangered wolves that call the WCC home. It’s the season for annual … Continue reading

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Autumn is a magical time at the Wolf Conservation Center. Colorful leaves are dancing in the breeze, cider is brewing in our cozy classroom cabin, and critically endangered wolves are shaking in their boots dreading the day humans set foot … Continue reading

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