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17

Jan

Dogs’ closest wolf ancestors went extinctNew genetic testing suggests that wolves and dogs split as species between 9,000 and 34,000 years ago.

Dogs’ closest wolf ancestors went extinct
New genetic testing suggests that wolves and dogs split as species between 9,000 and 34,000 years ago.

22

Aug

Wolves howl to keep in touch with friendsHowling rates seem to be tied to how much ‘quality time’ the communicating wolves spend with one another.

Wolves howl to keep in touch with friends
Howling rates seem to be tied to how much ‘quality time’ the communicating wolves spend with one another.

30

Jul

How Yellowstone wolves are helping grizzly bears fatten upThe wolves are making sure that the bears have more berries to eat before hibernation season begins.

How Yellowstone wolves are helping grizzly bears fatten up
The wolves are making sure that the bears have more berries to eat before hibernation season begins.

24

Jul

Computer program IDs wolves’ signature howlsWolves use howling to help mark out territory, and now conservations can more easily track wolves’ movements by their howls.

Computer program IDs wolves’ signature howls
Wolves use howling to help mark out territory, and now conservations can more easily track wolves’ movements by their howls.

02

Jun

Photos of the day: Fluffy Arctic wolf pups emerge from den
See more wolf photos.

30

Mar

Want your own ‘Game of Thrones’ dire wolf?
For over 25 years, the National American Alsatian Breeder’s Club has been overseeing a project to replicate the physical characteristics of the extinct dire wolf.

Want your own ‘Game of Thrones’ dire wolf?

For over 25 years, the National American Alsatian Breeder’s Club has been overseeing a project to replicate the physical characteristics of the extinct dire wolf.

26

Mar

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Europäischer Wolf (by CROW1973)

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Europäischer Wolf (by CROW1973)

10

Dec

'Most famous wolf in the world' killed outside YellowstoneAlpha female 832F had strayed outside the protected boundaries of the park into Wyoming, where wolf hunting is legal.

'Most famous wolf in the world' killed outside Yellowstone
Alpha female 832F had strayed outside the protected boundaries of the park into Wyoming, where wolf hunting is legal.

27

Nov

Eastern wolves deemed separate speciesThe finding may be important for the future of North American wolves and could help scientists understand how the animals evolved.

Eastern wolves deemed separate species
The finding may be important for the future of North American wolves and could help scientists understand how the animals evolved.

15

Nov

'Breaking Dawn' after party features caged wolvesThe party for the premiere of “Breaking Dawn Part 2,” the last film in the massively successful “Twilight” franchise, was by all accounts a standard Hollywood affair — except for the live caged wolves.According to PETA, “The wolves were provided by Hollywood Animals, a notorious exhibitor that has been cited for numerous violations of the Animal Welfare Act for repeatedly failing to provide the animals it exploits with basic veterinary care and proper shelter, space, food and water.”

'Breaking Dawn' after party features caged wolves
The party for the premiere of “Breaking Dawn Part 2,” the last film in the massively successful “Twilight” franchise, was by all accounts a standard Hollywood affair — except for the live caged wolves.

According to PETA, “The wolves were provided by Hollywood Animals, a notorious exhibitor that has been cited for numerous violations of the Animal Welfare Act for repeatedly failing to provide the animals it exploits with basic veterinary care and proper shelter, space, food and water.”