No More Pup Prep– They’re Here!

I mentioned the end of March that we were preparing for red wolf pups and watching closely the second half of April. Well, the second half of April is here and I got a call from Autumn early Saturday morning that pups were here! What great news to start the weekend!  Three pups were spotted on the den camera. Unsure if more were to come, we made plans to keep the exhibit area quiet all day, and check on the pupsRead more

Alpacas ready for summer

Come check out our newly sheared alpacas. They get sheared every April, and Thursday was a perfect day for everyone for our annual event. Jonathan, our Shearer, has been shearing alpacas and llamas for about 25 years. We’ve got first cuts of fleece for sale if you are interested in purchasing. The money raised is used to buy enrichment items for the farmyard.Read more

Pup Prep

Tomorrow is April, so that means we’re not only hoping that we’ll have red wolf pups again this year, but we’re starting to prepare for possible arrival. At this point, the preparation includes a lot of communication within the animal department and to staff around the Museum. We make sure that supplies are ready and the Keepers not only ask questions but get prepared for a busy and exciting spring and summer. Of course, we won’t know if we’ll haveRead more

Baby (and dog) Update.

You know Autumn was out on maternity leave, and now back. Leslie, from our communications department and Diet-prep helper, also had a wonderful end to last year. She and her husband welcomed Quinn before the new year. Both Autumn and Leslie shared pictures of their human and canine kid. Enjoy.    Read more