THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2015
animal-tricks-monkeys-might-be-domesticating-wolves-in-africa-1106894-TwoByOneAFRICA: MONKEYS MIGHT BE DOMESTICATING WOLVES IN AFRICA

Scientists in eastern Africa have spotted some unusual behavior between groups of wolves and packs of gelada monkeys (a type of baboon). Read more…

 

 

wolvesWISCONSIN: WOLF POPULATION ON THE RISE

The increase comes on the heels of the wolf being put back on the Federal Endangered Species list six months ago. Read more…

 


-f43ebdf285dbf95fMICHIGAN: PAIR OF GRAY WOLVES EXPLORE NEW HOME AT DETROIT ZOO

“We haven’t had wolves at the Detroit Zoo since the ’80s, so we’re pretty excited to have them back,” Detroit Zoo Chief Science Officer Scott Carter said. “Also because this is a very important time for people to be thinking about wolves and talking about wolves in Michigan, because they are such an important part of our ecosystem. Read more…

 

D95F0C50-CC4E-4FFF-B24D8F2E09184863_article-02ALASKA: ALASKA’S RARE ALEXANDER ARCHIPELAGO WOLVES NEARLY WIPED OUT IN 1 YEAR

As a result, conservation groups—which have sought to protect the rare wolves under the Endangered Species Act for years—are now calling for emergency steps to preserve the few wolves that remain. Read more… More In-depth…

 

***BREAK FOR THE WISCONSIN THREE ILLINOIS FUR FARM RESCUE.READ MORE…***

 

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2015

downloadDISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: COURT RULING TRIGGERS BACKLASH OVER ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT

After three years of state management, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in December made what’s viewed by some as a lone-wolf decision. Gray wolves returned to federal protection in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan, the third time since 2003 federal courts have rejected a U.S Fish and Wildlife Service plan to de-list the predator in the Great Lakes region. Read more…

 

a01_jd_02june_upfront1-1000x658-300x197NEW MEXICO: MORE DIVERSE GENE POOL KEY TO WOLVES

Last month, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shot the last captive-born Mexican gray wolf in the wild for “escalating nuisance behavior” after it came too close to Catron County neighborhoods. Read more…

 

 

556dc79502dc5.imageWISCONSIN: WOLVES IN WISCONSIN

The lone voice of objection to the 350 maximum came from Supervisor Warren Nelson, Amery. “I have a problem limiting wolves for a couple of reasons,” he said. “Wolves control the deer and elk populations, which protects vegetation from being over-consumed.” Read more…

 

_83368165_mumfeedUK: FIRST UK LITTER OF RARE HUDSON BAY WOLF PUPS BORN  IN DEVON

A litter of wolf pups in Devon are believed to be the first of their kind to be born in the UK. Read more…

 

 

MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2015
20150530__LSN-L-NMSU FEATURE-0531-p1 (1)NEW MEXICO: NMSU WILDLIFE MUSEUM RECEIVES MEXICAN WOLF PELT

A Mexican wolf pelt that is more than 100 years has found a home at a New Mexico museum.Read more…

 

 

 

499-gY0pO.AuSt.38WASHINGTON: CHANGES ARE UNDERWAY AT WOLF HAVEN INTERNATIONAL

About 14,000 people visit the sanctuary’s residents each year, including 3,000 schoolchildren. But starting in June, Wolf Haven will change the way it accepts visitors. Read more…

 

 

Wolf DetroitMICHIGAN: FREE ZOO ADMISSION WITH ‘WOLF’ IN NAME AS WOLF EXHIBIT OPENS

Officials at the zoo in Royal Oak say admission is free June 8 to anyone with valid photo identification that shows a first, middle or last name containing “wolf” in some form. That includes “Wulff,” “Wulfmeier” and “Wolfe.” Read more…