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Wolf Conservation Center


Date: September 3, 2016 / Time: 6:00pm

Fee: $14 - adults / $11 - children under 12

The red wolf (Canis rufus) is one of the world’s most endangered wild canids. Once common throughout the southeastern United States, red wolf populations were decimated by the 1960s due to intensive predator control programs and loss of habitat. In 1980, USFWS declared red wolves extinct in the wild. A few survived only in captivity, their wildness caged. 

newser, Aug 9, 2016

One of the world's most famous wolf packs may have howled its last after years of being targeted by hunters. The East Fork wolf pack in Alaska's Denali National Park was down to a female and her two pups a few months ago, but there has been no sign of them recently and their den appears empty, biologists say. 


The female's mate was seen dead at a hunting camp in May and Park Service wildlife biologist Bridget Borg tells Alaska Public Media that three out of four radio-collared wolves in the much-studied pack have been killed by hunters in the last year. The advocacy group Alaskans for Wildlife says wolf numbers in the area are falling because of hunting and trapping by a "handful of people."

France Info, 03/07/2016

Les parcs de l’ouest des États-Unis font rêver, transmettent aux visiteurs l’Amérique des origines : Yellowstone, premier parc créé au monde est une véritable terre vivante où les loups sont protégés.

Billings Gazette, 29/06/2016

SPOKANE, Wash. — Wildlife officials say wolf pups were just a few weeks old when poachers took them from their den in Idaho and killed them.

StarTribune, 17/06/2016

International Center in Ely has strict protocol for acquiring, handling its two newcomers. 

A wolf pup recently enjoyed a bowl of gruel at the International Wolf Center in Ely. It is one of two wolf pups that arrived May 25. The center tries to acquire pups every four years