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4th Annual International African Painted Dog Conference

  The Endangered Wolf Center is proud to host the 4th Annual International African Painted Dog Conference, May 11-14th, 2020 at Missouri Department of Conservation Powder Valley Conference Center.  This conference brings together wildlife managers, biologists, conservationists and zoo professionals from around the world to enhance and improve the care of African painted dogs in managed care and to assist in field conservation in the wild. African painted dogs are a vital species to ecosystem health, yet their numbers have dramatically declined across the African continent for the last...

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National Recognition for Our Mexican Wolf Conservation Program

National Recognition for Our Mexican Wolf Conservation Program

Endangered Wolf Center Receives Prestigious Award from the AZA     We are pleased to share the news that we have been honored to receive the Edward H. Bean Award from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums at its recent national conference in New Orleans. The Edward H. Bean Award recognizes a truly significant captive propagation effort that clearly enhances the management of the species. The Endangered Wolf Center was recognized for our long-term work with Mexican wolves that “has produced multiple successful births that have a quantifiable impact on the sustainability of the...

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Artist Designs Wolf Shoes to Support the EWC!

Artist Ernie Moreno’s passion for animals has inspired him to create a special, wearable way to support our endangered species! “I have been an animal lover my whole life, and wolves are one of my favorites because of their beauty,” says Moreno. “I could draw one of my favorite animals and help to bring awareness to the conservation and study of the wolves.” Wolf Shoes can be ordered with original designs that are either Hand Drawn or Custom Printed. Hand Drawn shoes are 100% custom and original. Custom Printed shoes will be printed with original paintings...

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PUPDATE: Welcome Our Latest Additions to Our Pack!

This puppy season has certainly been one for the record books!   Let’s recap – so far this year we have welcomed 23 African painted dog pups, 15 Mexican wolf pups, two maned wolf pups, four swift fox kits, and now… drumroll please!! 🥁 Now we are celebrating the birth of eight American red wolf pups, born in two litters in April and May! There are six males and two female pups and they are OH. SO. CUTE.     The American Red Wolf   American red wolves are the most endangered wolf species in the world, with fewer than 30 wolves left in the wild and around 200...

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Mexican Wolf Pups Fly to Their New Forever Homes!

Mexican Wolf Pups Fly to Their New Forever Homes!

Puppy season is officially in full swing! And it is one for the history books! We are happy to announce that last week, we were able to foster six critically endangered Mexican wolf pups into two different wild packs! This is the first time six pups have been fostered at one time. Fostering (sometimes called cross-fostering) is a technique where wolf pups from one litter in human care are placed with another litter in the wild in hopes that the wolf mother will adopt the additions as her own. Fostering wolf pups is possible because wolves are such wonderful parents.   “Saving species...

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