Posts by nglnmths

Speaker Series: Journey Into The Wild – June 18th

  The Story of Mexican Wolf Pups and Their Historic Cross-Foster Join Regina Mossotti, carnivore biologist and director of animal care and conservation at the EWC, as she shares the adventures of fostering Mexican wolf pups into the wild. Relive the pups’ journeys as you hear about the creative science and collaboration that made it all possible, including the whirlwind of logistics (such as flying on a plane with wolf pups!), hiking in the mountains, wild fires… Experience the challenging world of endangered species conservation – the heart of the wild – as you visit Mexican wolves...

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EWC Partnering with the San Diego Zoo

On Monday, September 25, the Endangered Wolf Center was thrilled to host a team from the San Diego Zoo who were here to film a segment for San Diego Zoo Kids, an innovative television channel for medical facilities that serve pediatric patients and their families. The stories, told exclusively on SDZK channel, not only entertain children and their families during what can be a stressful time, but hopefully inspire a new generation to appreciate wildlife and their natural habitats. The EWC is proud to partner with the San Diego Zoo on this project!  

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World’s first Mexican wolf pup born from artificially inseminated frozen/thawed semen

Partnership of Government, Institutions Achieved Reproductive Breakthrough for Critically Endangered Species April 2 marked a historic first in conservation. An endangered Mexican wolf, Vera, gave birth to a tiny male pup conceived by artificial insemination, using sperm that was preserved by freezing. “This little pup offers new hope,” said Virginia Busch, Executive Director of the Endangered Wolf Center (EWC). “To succeed in conserving a species, many tools are needed in our proverbial ‘toolbox.’ Using frozen semen will help maintain the genetic and overall health of the critically...

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