Entries by Carissa Winter

Luna, an ambassador wolf at the International Wolf Center, euthanized

Her battle with cancer ended peacefully on Tuesday Contact: Chad Richardson, administrator Office: 763-233-7132 chad@wolf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Luna, an ambassador wolf at the International Wolf Center in Ely, Minnesota, was euthanized Tuesday, Nov. 26. The 7-year-old wolf had undergone surgery in March 2019 to remove a mass on her left neck area.  The biopsy […]

Dead wolf puppies ‘very diseased’

From the Idaho State Journal: JACKSON, Wyoming — Eyewitnesses say that an undetermined disease is likely what killed four wolf pups found dead recently on and near trails in the Horse Creek area south of Jackson. Coby Wheeldon, a horse guide for the Mill Iron Ranch, encountered two of the puppies atop a trail while […]

Lawsuit by Activists Halts Wolf Pack Kill Order in Washington

From Drovers.com: Following a lawsuit by two activists groups, a court has temporarily halted the lethal removal of a wolf pack in Washington that was responsible for killing multiple livestock. Thurston County Superior Court Judge Chris Lanese granted a restraining order filed by the Center for Biological Diversity and Cascadia Wildlands on Aug. 20, in […]

Judge blocks kill order on Ferry County wolves

From the Herald.net: SPOKANE — A judge in Washington has issued an emergency order blocking the state from killing members of a wolf pack that have been preying on cattle. The Department of Fish and Wildlife had announced Monday morning that it would immediately begin efforts to kill members of the wolf pack who had […]

Wolf exhibit opens at Southern Ute Museum

From the Pine River Times: Wolves – both images of them and the live, furry kind – filled the Southern Ute Museum on Aug. 16. Ambassador animals from Wolfwood Refuge attended the opening reception and talk for “Living With Wolves,” which will be on display at the museum through Nov. 30. The display is part […]

4 wolf pups found dead

From the Jackson Hole News & Guide Authorities are releasing few details about four wolf pups discovered dead late last week on public land south of Jackson. A Wyoming law prohibits wildlife managers from identifying anyone who legally kills a wolf — or releasing information that could lead to such an ID. Click here for […]

Wolf campaigners boycott sheep meat in Norway

From The Local: Animal rights activists in Norway have begun boycotting local sheep meat in protest at a new round of licensed wolf hunts planned for this winter.   More than 800 Norwegians have joined the Facebook Page Boikott konfliktkjøtt (Boycott Conflict Meat), which aims to pressure farmers to accept that the predators have a […]

Wolf pups found dead in Horse Creek drainage

From Buckrail.com JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Wyoming Game and Fish Department is currently looking into details involving the discovery of four dead wolf pups south of town. A Mill Iron Ranch guide discovered two of the dead wolves last week during a trail ride. He came upon one first that looked in poor condition.   […]