Posts by mark

Lucky and Daisy on The Today Show

Guess who stole the show today–the Today Show that is! Lucky and Daisy loved their 5 minutes of fame this morning, and did a great job spreading the word about their endangered friends in the wild and the important work we do here at the Endangered Wolf Center to preserve and protect them. Thank you, Kathie Lee and Hoda! Watch them now at www.today.com.     Watch Today Show Adopt Lucky Adopt...

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4th Annual Messy Play Day on July 29

Join us for our 4th annual Messy Play Day young child event. Children aged walking to 5 years can have a blast getting messy while learning about nature and conservation. Date/Time: Sunday, July 29th from 9am until 12pm. Cost for Messy Play Day: $8 per child, Free for accompanying adults Tours of our animal habitats are available. Cost for Tour: $10 per adult. Free for child enrolled in Messy Play Day Activities include dry and wet sand exploration, mud and dirt fun, water play, bubble fun, crafts and nature-themed music activities. New!!! This year we have several organizations joining this...

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Lucky

Lucky

  I am…the first of a kind, from a breed that’s one of a kind. I look like a fox, though I’m not. I’m named for a wolf, but not. What I do know is that I am one lucky lady. I am Lucky Lucky is a rare maned wolf whose story almost never started – yet became one for the history books. Lucky was the only surviving pup of a rare maned wolf at Zoo Boise who was unable to raise her litter. Weighing in at less than a pound, her keepers worked frantically to hand raise her, knowing cross-fostering would be her only hope – something never before done with maned wolves. With our expertise, the...

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Your comments by July 30 are critical for Red Wolves

The recent announcement released by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) on June 27, 2018 proposes to dramatically change the scope of the American red wolf recovery program in the wild. Under the proposed new policy, the area where wild red wolves can disperse safely and thrive under their protected status will be reduced from approximately a million square acres to just over 200,000 acres. Designated as an endangered species in 1967, today, there are only about 30 red wolves known to roam their native habitats in eastern North Carolina. Another 200 red wolves are maintained in captive...

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EWC Staff Speaks at Key Wolf Conservation Seminar

Regina Mossotti, Director of Animal Care and Conservation for the Endangered Wolf Center, recently participated in Wolf Behavior, Dynamics & Conservation, a fundraising seminar in Midland Park, New Jersey with renowned Wolf Biologist Dr. Jason Badridze. During the seminar Regina discussed historical and recent efforts to save and repatriate the Mexican Gray Wolf and other species of endangered predators; she also addressed the critical need for apex predators in the North American landscape. The seminar was followed by a “Mexican Fiesta for Mexican Wolves” to support recovery...

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