Why the Wild Needs Wolves
the time is now
Nature depends on apex predators and keystone species to survive and thrive. Wolves are both, which is why the wild needs wolves – and why we need you.
SAVING ENDANGERED SPECIES
WILDLIFE EDUCATION SINCE 1971
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Pups born here
Leading the Pack in Endangered Wolf Recovery
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Tours & Virtual Programs
Get to know the Endangered Wolf Center pack on a tour, during one of our many events, or by learning about our animals online
Virtual Visits and Virtual Field Trips will last about 30 minutes on a virtual meeting platform. Up to 5 groups from different households will be able to join in the chat with our animal care staff, and you’ll take turns asking questions to learn more about our Animal Ambassadors. Read more
Stay connected on our social channels for upcoming events or view our most recent Events Calendar. Calendar
The Endangered Wolf Center is located about 20 miles southwest of St. Louis at the Washington University Tyson Research Center. Our address is:
6750 Tyson Valley Road,
Eureka, MO 63025.
From Interstate 44, take Exit 269, the Beaumont-Antire Road exit. We are located on the north side off I-44. Turn right onto Tyson Valley Road. Please call or visit our Tours page for tour times and special events. Directions
Meet Our Animals
African Painted Dog
However your heart can hear the call of the wolf, we welcome you to be a part of our pack. From individual donations to corporate sponsorships, monthly memberships to sharing your time and talent as a volunteer, we hope you’ll join us.
A huge howl out to all of our members, sponsors, volunteers and donors who help make everything we do possible.
It’s Puppy Season!
Help Support Our Growing Pack
Our pack is growing and we couldn’t be more excited. Puppy season is upon us this year and several of our moms are expecting. Every donation provides food for the most critically endangered wolves in the world.
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From the Blog
In 2022, thanks to a grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, production began on a documentary about the American red wolf and its cultural significance to the Cherokee people. The Cherokee people live by the principle of balance - with their family, clan, and...
On September 10, 2022, the Endangered Wolf Center celebrated 50 years of saving species. During the 50 and Still Wild Anniversary Celebration, guests from around the country gathered to enjoy an elegant evening at the Saint Louis Zoo. In their “elegantly wild attire,”...
A rigorous, but worthwhile accomplishment Throughout the past year, the Endangered Wolf Center began the process of earning a renewed certification from the AZA. Of thousands of zoos nation-wide and throughout the world, there are currently only 241 AZA-accredited...
Accolades and Awards
From a long legacy of “firsts” in our field to history-making success stories, our Center has earned a number of prestigious awards and recognition. We are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), a recognition held by fewer than 10% of the zoos, aquariums and other animal exhibitors licensed in the US.
E-Newsletter and Updates
Our kids are still talking about the Endangered Species Tour and the fun they had howling with the wolves. We left feeling a deeper connection to these amazing animals and their essential role in the wild.