This year’s wolf physicals complete

This year’s wolf physicals are done. All wolves and people did great. It went a lot like last year and starts with lots and lots of planning. (click here to read about last year’s physicals) The first phase of work is catching up our wolves from the yard. Working in our wolf yard and along the cliff is a bit daunting. As with the pup checks all summer long, both pups ran into the den rather quickly. After which, weRead more

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

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