T-Shirts for Conservation– voting extended

Voting goes through Sunday to decide which T-shirt we will make this summer. Both T-shirts are great (each design below). Want to learn more about the conservation of radiated tortoises and ring-tailed lemurs in Madagascar, or of red wolves right here in North Carolina? Click here!    Read more

T-Shirts for Conservation

Voting goes through Saturday to decide which T-shirt we will make this summer. Both T-shirts are great (each design below). Want to learn more about the conservation of radiated tortoises and ring-tailed lemurs in Madagascar, or of red wolves right here in North Carolina: Click here!    Read more

Pups Out and About (sort of)

A friend was at the wolf exhibit Friday and sent me the following photos. 2246 (pup A) was up on the cliff with his parents when we arrived to clean the exhibit and feed Friday morning. At first, we thought it was 2247 (pup B) on the cliff since he seems to be out more. But as soon as we entered the exhibit and passed by the den door pup 2246 ran off the cliff and right into the den.Read more

Another Pup Check Complete

Pup Checks are going to be harder from here on out. We experienced this last year, although it was a little later. Why? Well, there are lots of reasons. The pups move more now, and may not be in the den. They are physically bigger. They weigh more and are all-leg which means they dangle, and can be harder to support. And, let’s face it, it’s just really hot while we work with them. We started at 7:00 AM MondayRead more

Red Wolf Recovery Program Update

Last week the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) posted new proposed regulations for managing the Red Wolf Recovery Program. You can read the proposal in its entirety here: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/06/28/2018-13906/endangered-and-threatened-species-nonessential-experimental-population-of-red-wolves-in-northeastern There are several parts of the proposed changes and multiple ways to look at them. For the wolves left in the wild, the future is difficult. The proposal limits the protected area to federal lands in one county. The area is about one tenth of the space previously protected. TheRead more