Tag: wolf

  • Beloved ‘Smokey’ the Wolf Dies at Wildwood Zoo, Cause of Death Released

    Beloved ‘Smokey’ the Wolf Dies at Wildwood Zoo, Cause of Death Released

    Named for his unique, beautiful coat, Smokey the wolf was a favorite of Wildwood Zoo visitors. Sadly, the 12-year-old male has died. Often found howling at sirens and instigating play with his pack, Smokey was a staple of Marshfield, Wisconsin’s Wildwood Zoo during his life. But the the City of…

  • Meet Zeus, a Wolf Hybrid Who’s Part Wolf, Husky and German Shepherd

    Meet Zeus, a Wolf Hybrid Who’s Part Wolf, Husky and German Shepherd

    When you go to an animal shelter, you’ll likely find all sorts of dogs— from labs to terriers to beagles. However, one New England family had to do a double take when they visited their local shelter. As it turns out, the “dog” in question wasn’t actually a dog. Instead,…

  • Oregon Wolf Hunt Begins After 5 Calves Confirmed Killed By ‘New Pack’

    Oregon Wolf Hunt Begins After 5 Calves Confirmed Killed By ‘New Pack’

    Five calves have been killed by wolves on private pastures in a matter of weeks. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) is doing something about it. Culling the endangered gray wolf is a thorny subject no matter which way you approach it. But on Thursday, Jan. 12, state…

  • Yellowstone National Park Reintroduced Wolves After 70-Year Absence On This Day in 1995

    Yellowstone National Park Reintroduced Wolves After 70-Year Absence On This Day in 1995

    “On this day in 1995, trucks carrying wolves arrived at the North Entrance and marked the beginning of that species’ restoration in Yellowstone,” writes the national park in recognition of this momentous day in conservation history. January 12, 1995 saw the first time wolves had been on Yellowstone National Park…

  • VIDEO Appears to Show Black Wolf Roaming Kansas City

    VIDEO Appears to Show Black Wolf Roaming Kansas City

    This recent, startling footage shows what appears to be a large black wolf wandering through a Kansas City neighborhood. Uploaded as a short by YoutTube user Yung Money, the clip also features his flowing expletives as the man sees something he absolutely did not expect. Appearing to be a black…

  • Wolf or Coyote? Fascinating Video Perfectly Illustrates Size Difference Between Species

    Wolf or Coyote? Fascinating Video Perfectly Illustrates Size Difference Between Species

    By overlaying footage of coyotes and a wolf marking the same spot, Voyageurs Wolf Project perfectly illustrates their key difference: size. Many of us have been there. “Is that a coyote or is that a wolf?” Sometimes it’s an easy call, sometimes it’s not. And sometimes, it’s an honest-to-god hybrid…

  • VIDEO: Wild Hog Takes on Entire Wolf Pack in the Ultimate Flex

    VIDEO: Wild Hog Takes on Entire Wolf Pack in the Ultimate Flex

    Whether you call them boars, wild hogs, or “those killer pigs,” these powerful swines are not to be trifled with as this wolf pack learns. In some of the best trail cam footage to hit the internet, this December 2022 standoff shows a single wild boar taking on an entire…

  • WATCH: Rare Black Wolf Howls on Snowy Mountain in Epic Video

    WATCH: Rare Black Wolf Howls on Snowy Mountain in Epic Video

    Not sure if any sound out there is more iconic than the echoing reverberation of a wolf howl. Wolves are reportedly one of the loudest animals on earth, with their vocalizations ranging between 90 and 115 decibels. Their howls can be heard to some degree throughout a 50-mile radius. Wolves…

  • Dozens of Wolves in Sweden to Be Shot in ‘Tragic’ Cull

    Dozens of Wolves in Sweden to Be Shot in ‘Tragic’ Cull

    A tumultuous history between Sweden’s wolf and human populations resulted in the extinction of the country’s wolves by the mid-1900s. A few decades later, however, three wolves migrated to southern Sweden, sparking a resurgence in population. As of this year, around 460 animals in some 40 packs roam the country,…

  • Michigan Wolf Makes ‘Truly Incredible Journey’ Before Getting Shot by Hunter

    Michigan Wolf Makes ‘Truly Incredible Journey’ Before Getting Shot by Hunter

    A collared Michigan wolf journeyed thousands of miles through several states before being killed by a hunter in Manitoba, Canada, this month. GPS tracked the animal as it walked through four U.S. states and two Canadian provinces. The wolf traveled as far south as Eau Claire, WI, and as far…

  • ‘Yellowstone’ Season 5: Why Those Dead Wolves are So Important Moving Forward

    ‘Yellowstone’ Season 5: Why Those Dead Wolves are So Important Moving Forward

    The ramifications of Yellowstone Season 5’s dead wolves may become the downfall of the Duttons. Let’s break it down. The two-episode Yellowstone premiere gave us horrific family tragedy in the loss of John Dutton IV, yet it was the death of a pack of Yellowstone National Park wolves that looks…

  • Colorado Wolf Population Dwindles as Three Are Killed in Wyoming

    Colorado Wolf Population Dwindles as Three Are Killed in Wyoming

    Officials believe recently deceased wolves in Wyoming may be the same pups born just last year and the first to be born in the wild in over 80 years. Three females were found dead about 10 miles into Wyoming. The Coloradoan later reported that officials believed them to be members of Colorado’s…

  • WATCH: Hungry Wolf Snatches Fish From River With Lethal Pounce

    WATCH: Hungry Wolf Snatches Fish From River With Lethal Pounce

    Wolves are talented hunters, but you already knew that. However, did you know they also make formidable fishermen? A video of a hungry wolf snatching a fish from a river in a single pounce proves they are just as capable of hunting on the water as they are of pursuing…

  • LOOK: Wolf Grows Extra Werewolf-Like Teeth Due to Rare Mutation

    LOOK: Wolf Grows Extra Werewolf-Like Teeth Due to Rare Mutation

    Conservationists with the Voyageurs Wolf Project (VWP) have made a “super rare” discovery in one of their wolves just in time for Halloween. The result? An intense, werewolf-like snarl from a truly stunning wolf. “Must be something in the water because wolves are growing extra teeth now,” Voyageurs offers to…