layers5771, Author at Wolf Sanctuary of PA

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Farewell Friday and Solo

2017-04-28T12:27:33+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Sanctuary News|

Heavily the rain came down all week and heavily our hearts sank deeply as two of Speedwell’s own, brother and sister, passed away this April.  Volunteers and wolves alike are still in shock from the passing of Friday and Solo, two amazing wolves who taught us the true meaning of family, of vigilance, of leadership, and [...]

Reintroduction of Red Wolves into North Carolina

2017-04-06T17:02:20+00:00 June 5th, 2014|Wolf Education|

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 home.  [...]

News of Mexican Gray Wolves

2017-04-06T17:02:35+00:00 May 7th, 2014|Wolf Education|

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 number [...]

Wolf Communication Part 2: Body Language

2017-04-06T17:03:43+00:00 December 15th, 2013|Wolf Education|

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 language [...]

Wolf Communication – Part 1: Vocalization

2017-04-06T17:04:34+00:00 November 12th, 2013|Wolf Education|

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 is [...]