Pup Exam

Here’s some video of our pup check earlier this week. I mentioned yesterday that the pups are developing at different rates. You can not only see it in how they look, but also how they react and walk away from us.  Read more

Pups on the move

Gone are the days of a pile of pups in the shape of a heart or just a wiggly pile in the den. The pups are starting to wobble and move on their own a bit. F2062, mom, moved the duo out of the den and under the hollowed out log the night of May 9th. It seems that the little ones were doing a lot of walking on their own in the den and on their way out anyway. A few videoRead more

Wolf Update

We last reported the death of the female pup. With the necropsy complete we await the test results and continue to focus on the remaining pups, and parents. F2062 has been on the move a lot- with pup (sometimes both). We decided to not only let things settle down by closing the exhibit to visitors, but also staff. We changed our routines drastically to limit our access to the exhibit, but also anything near the exhibit. This means we don’tRead more

Male Wolf Update

I mentioned in my Christmas Blog post that I spent a bit of time watching the wolves search for food. Some blurry photos of the male wolf, M1803, in his efforts, along with a quick video. Scroll all the way to the bottom so you can see him when he first arrived.       I love this video of M1803 when he first arrived on grounds. Keeper Sarah caught this of him in sloth-mode. His nerves- and speed —Read more

Pupdate # 10

Ranger Emily got some great video this past week of the pups on the move! And, when I say “on the move”, I mean on the move. They’ve been walking up the cliff, walking (and sometimes sliding) down the cliff, moving from den to den to den to den…. I think last night they slept in a den high up on the cliff face to the right of the main dens! (exciting and a bit concerning all at the sameRead more