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Birthdays abound! Wolves are mono-estrus, breeding only once a year during the winter months. So springtime is birthday season! Today we celebrate the newest member to join the Wolf Conservation Center family – Mexican gray wolf M1133! We also want … Continue reading

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Birthdays abound! It’s pup season for wolves, so over the next few weeks we’ll be celebrating a number of wolves on their special day! Today we celebrate Mexican gray wolf M904. Sadly we don’t know the exact birthday for this … Continue reading

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As a part of ongoing efforts to reintroduce critically endangered Mexican gray wolves into a portion of their ancestral home in the United States southwest and northern Mexico, Mexican gray wolf M1141 was transferred from the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) … Continue reading

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The Mexican gray wolf or “lobo” is America’s most endangered gray wolf. At last count only 83 remained in the wild and over 250 lobos live in captivity. The captive lobo population is currently hosted by a network of organizations … Continue reading

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The Wolf Conservation Center invited you to join #LoboWeek, a national movement to celebrate the critically endangered Mexican gray wolf, and you heard our howls! With your support, the WCC raised over $16,000 in our #LoboWeek fundraising campaign! We are … Continue reading

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Mexican Gray Wolf’s Brush with Extinction In the late 1800s, there was a national movement to  eradicate wolves and other large predators from the wild landscape in the United States. Wolves were trapped, shot, and poisoned.  Bounties were paid. By … Continue reading

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M1133 was born at the California Wolf Center in 2008 and lived at New Mexico’s Sevilleta Wolf Management Facility since his puppyhood. Like most of the Mexican wolves at the Wolf Conservation Center, M1133 was cared for in a way … Continue reading

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On March 29, 1998, 11 captive-reared Mexican gray wolves (Canis lupus baileyi) were released to the wild for the first time in the Blue Range Recovery Area of Arizona and New Mexico. Missing from the landscape for more than 30 … Continue reading

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It is with great sadness that we share the news of the death of a special wolf.  Mexican Gray Wolf M807 passed away today. M807 was 11 years old and called the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC) home since 2009.  M807 … Continue reading

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Enormous thanks to Wolf Conservation Center friend and supporter, Jean Ossorio, for sharing this compelling tribute to Mexican gray wolf M795. Mexican Gray Wolf Fans Lose an Old Friend by Jean Ossorio Recently a friend I’ve known for almost ten … Continue reading

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