Endangered Wolf Center Has New Pups! They Need Our Help!

Here is amazing video of their newborn Mexican gray wolf pups and the whole family, keeping vigil.  Dad is being particularly attentive. Just wonderful.

Please visit their website and give generously. The Mexican gray wolf is critically endangered. Every one of these wolves and pups are vital to the continued existence of the Mexican gray wolf!

Endangered wolf pups in St. Louis are live-streamed online

Saturday, June 4, 2011 | 4:31 p.m. CDT
BY JIM SALTER/The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS — The Endangered Wolf Center in suburban St. Louis is facing a financial crunch, and officials are hoping a set of newborn pups can help.

Six Mexican gray wolf pups were born May 1. The Mexican gray is an endangered species. The center is broadcasting streaming video of the pups on its website and on its Facebook page.

Ralph Pfremmer, board chairman of the Endangered Wolf Center, said officials hope the pups capture the public’s attention like recent live video of bald eagle chicks and even common dogs. Pfremmer said the center needs significant donations to raise the pups and many other wolves at the center, with the goal of returning the animals to the wild.

Pfremmer said the video will provide a rare glimpse into the lives of wolves — how the pups interact with each other and with their parents.

“This will give everyone an opportunity to see these remarkable keystone predators inside the wolves’ lair,” Pfremmer said.

The pups are the second litter born to parents Perkins and Abby. Their first litter was born in 2010. The new pups consist of five females and one male. Only four litters of Mexican gray wolves have been born in 2011.

The Mexican gray, known as “El Lobo,” is considered critically endangered, with only 50 living outside captivity in New Mexico and Arizona. The Endangered Wolf Center said 170 Mexican grays have been born at the center, and at least one alpha member of each existing wild pack can trace its ancestry directly to the center in west St. Louis County.

The center was founded in 1971 by the well-known zoologist Marlin Perkins, a St. Louis native best-known nationally as host of the TV show “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom” that aired in the 1960s and 1970s. Perkins died in 1986.

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The Endangered Wolf Center

Alternative to Extinction

http://www.endangeredwolfcenter.org/

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Lives of wolf pups to be streamed online to raise money for Endangered Wolf Center

by JIM SALTER

Associated Press

Posted on June 4, 2011 at 1:21 PM

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Endangered Wolf Center in suburban St. Louis is facing a financial crunch, and officials are hoping a set of cute newborn pups can help.

Six Mexican gray wolf pups were born May 1. The Mexican gray is an endangered species. The center is broadcasting streaming video of the pups on its website, www.endangeredwolfcenter.org, and on its Facebook page.

Ralph Pfremmer, board chairman of the Endangered Wolf Center, says officials hope the pups capture the public’s attention like recent live video of bald eagle chicks and even common dogs. Pfremmer says the center needs significant donations to raise the pups and many other wolves at the center, with the goal of returning the animals to the wild.

Pfremmer said the video will provide a rare glimpse into the lives of wolves — how the pups interact with each other and with their parents.

http://www.kmov.com/news/local/Lives-of-wolf-pups-to-be-streamed-online-123160778.html

Video: Courtesy Endangered Wolf Center

Posted in: Mexican gray wolf

Tags: Biodiversity, endangered species, Endangered Species Center, Marlin Perkins, Mexican gray wolf puppies

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