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Reintroduction of Red Wolves into North Carolina

Red Wolves were reintroduced to North Carolina several years ago.  Since their reintroduction they have faced many troubles one of the biggest is hunters mistaking them for coyotes (which are always in season) and shooting them.  Recently the North Carolina courts put a 6 month moratorium on coyote hunting in the five counties the red wolves call […]

News of Mexican Gray Wolves

News of Mexican Grays  The Arizona lawmakers recently passed two laws limiting the protections for the Mexican Grays or Lobos, fortunately the governor of Arizona has vetoed these bills. As of March of 2014 there are believed to be 14 wild packs of Mexican Grays.  Throughout the country various zoos and conservation organization host a […]

Girls in the Big Pack

So its that time of year again, when the ladies get restless. The fight began and ended with Trinity being removed as Alpha and Sarge coming out as the new alpha. Chomp was collateral damage. She got pretty beat up, and was banished from the pack for a few weeks. She called to her pack […]

Wolf Communication Part 2: Body Language

Here is an interesting tidbit; you could be camping in the wild and have wolves very near without knowing they are present. This is the case because among themselves, wolves use body language as the main source of communication with each other. Over time, wolves have developed very clear postures and behaviors because this body […]

Wolf Communication – Part 1: Vocalization

Feature - Howling

The truth is that the howl has contributed to the bad rap that wolves have obtained over the years. In the wild, howling is the wolves’ universe and it is involved in every aspect of their lives. For the most part wolves howl because it is the glue that physically binds the pack together. It […]

Billy our Billy, 2006 to 10/21/2013

Billy

Its fundamental really uttering a farewell.  Not just by written word, language is not needed to share the meaning of loss.  Ohhhhh me.  I sit in silence and watch the leaves blow from the trees falling lightly and almost with out sound to the ground.  They skitter along the grass and disappear in the field.  I think that is […]

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