Last Pup Check complete

The last pup check on the red wolf pups is complete. The next planned handling will be for the fall physicals for all the red wolves. The pups aren’t really pups anymore. It happens. It happened last year, and no surprise that it happened this year. They are starting to fill into their body and each weigh over 30 pounds. You can get a feel for how big they are now by looking at Autumn holding once of them inRead more

Hollowed-out Log

Keeper Autumn salvaged the hollowed out log over one year ago and it has been a great hit at wolves ever since. We’ve seen the adult wolves in it as well as on it. We’ve seen pups in a den mostly under it and often in it. Ranger Robert shared these photos from the beginning of August. According to Robert, 2247 spends more time in the log than his brother. F2062, mom, is hanging out on top of the log.Read more

Check out our Lemurs

Check out the pictures of our ring-tailed lemurs. Ranger Robert sent them to me, and Keeper Autumn identified each photo for me. Per Autumn, “Dan is super easy because he has very large black circles around his eyes and they almost touch in the middle. Henri and Misa are the two with no zip ties so that narrows it down. I honestly just know them facially but Henri has a narrower snout and his collar is more chewed at theRead more

Red Wolf SSP meeting

The Red Wolf SSP Master Plan meeting occurred the end of July in Little Rock, Arkansas. This year I spent almost four days embedded in interesting, intense, and challenging conversations trying to solve a variety of tasks and potential problems. People from Zoos, Nature Centers, Government Agencies, Conservation groups, University’s, and more, gathered to work together to find common paths forward. Over 60 of us were graciously hosted by the Arkansas University System and A-State, home of the Red Wolves.Read more