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Wolf In Captivity Killed After Visitors Break Zoo Rules

The Dodo | Posted 06.03.2015 | Green

A wolf has been killed due to repeated human error at one state's zoo and people are outraged....

11-Year-Old Running Half Marathon to Save the Wolves

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 06.23.2015 | Impact
Jason Saltmarsh

By the time August rolls around he'll start adding some progressively longer runs each weekend to build up his endurance. He's hoping to run like a wolf tracking its prey over long distances: calm, easy, and patient until the end.

44 Taxes I Pay Because I Live in Philadelphia

Gene Marks | Posted 05.18.2015 | Small Business
Gene Marks

In fact, depending on whether you live and/or work and/or run a business in my city, you might be paying as many as 44 different taxes, fees and tariffs every single year -- maybe more!

Wolf's Powers of Observation May Have Aided Dog Domestication

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

A study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology suggests that the ability of humans to domesticate dogs may have its origins in the innate social skills of wolves.

(R)evolution in Dance: TANZTAGE BERLIN 2015

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 03.23.2015 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Sophiensæle's eleven day performance marathon, Tanztage Berlin 2015, brought the city's unrestrained attitude about sex and the human body into a (re)volutionary movement.

A-Ooooo! Famed Wandering Wolf Officially Leader Of His Own Pack

AP | JEFF BARNARD | Posted 03.10.2015 | Green

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's famous wandering wolf, OR-7, is now officially the leader of his own pack. State and federal wildli...

The Carnivore Way: All Who Wander Are Not Lost

Cristina Eisenberg | Posted 02.08.2015 | Science
Cristina Eisenberg

Obstacles to this basic need to roam, such as human development, can provide formidable threats to long-term survival of many species. For the large carnivores, it's not just about losing the freedom to move, it's about losing a natural process.

Gray Wolf Seen In Arizona For First Time In Decades

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 01.22.2015 | Green

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A female gray wolf from the Northern Rockies traveled hundreds of miles into northern Arizona, marking the species' first ap...

Born to Be Wild: Why Wolves Are and Dogs Aren't

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 05.25.2014 | Green
Dr. Karen Becker

Because dogs and wolves are so genetically similar, humans have made assumptions about the sensory development of young wolves based on what we know a...

Group Retracing 1,200-Mile Journey Of Famed Wolf

AP | By JEFF BARNARD | Posted 05.19.2014 | Green

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Wildlife advocates are preparing to retrace the 1,200-mile path of a wandering wolf whose trek in 2011 across Oregon and Ca...

Fake Fights About Big Forces

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 05.10.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

The rest of us don't need to have absolutes declared about nature. Is the predator absolutely the big force, or is the vegetation absolutely the big force? Wait a minute, maybe the hippos are the big force?

Michigan Wolves Don't Need to Die

Matthew Bershadker | Posted 04.19.2014 | Green
Matthew Bershadker

Protected since 1973 under the Endangered Species Act, Michigan wolves were delisted at the start of 2012. By the end of that year, Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation declaring them fair game for hunting. Why? Because... Well, that's a tough question to answer.

Sixth Extinction

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 04.12.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

Darwin was right about many things, including the mechanism by which the plenitude of life we know as biodiversity came to thrive on this planet. Unfortunately for us, his picture has hit a big roadblock.

Wolf's Howl Still Echoes

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 03.19.2014 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

Roadside Oil Boom North Dakota's oil boom could be seen in this farmer's field on the Bakken Formation, one of hundreds I saw along with fires burn...

Beautiful Animal Kingdom Series Pairs Unlikely Animals in Symbiotic Illustrations

VisualNews.com | Posted 03.23.2014 | Arts
VisualNews.com

If there's one word to gauge a good natured working relationship, it's symbiosis. From understanding the needs of both parties and acting when we observe them, to giving back in unexpected and surprising ways, it's all a beautiful dance we must follow each day.

Is Animal Rights the Next Human Rights?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 03.11.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Will the passion of the animal rights movement soon become part of an international debate at the United Nations and related institutions as "Digital Diplomacy" takes another advance from the virtual?

Controversial Hunt Ends In Idaho With No Wolves Killed

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2014 | Green

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - A controversial hunting contest in Idaho targeting wolves and coyotes has ended with nearl...

Top 5 Best Experiences From the Best Interns on Earth

Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz | Posted 12.02.2013 | Green
Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz

1. Seeing the Grand Canyon for the first time 2. Camping in the city of Chicago 3. Getting kissed by a wolf 4. Watching the sunset in Seq...

Wolves 'Attack' Photographer ... But Don't Worry, It's Adorable

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.17.2013 | Good News

We don't know if photographer Monty Sloan has meat-flavored breath, treats in his pockets or love potion in his hair, but this wolf pack is totally en...

Wolf Song

Jana Lee Frazier | Posted 11.05.2013 | Green
Jana Lee Frazier

The pads of his feet were dirty and worn like frayed fabric. He did not speak, he did not struggle. Or eat or drink. Yet I did not sense any fear festering in him nor did his breath on my arm make goose bumps as he lay there at the mercy of the whim of man.

Wolves Will Lick Your Face

Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green
Daniel Cespedes and Izzy Weisz

The penultimate trip this summer for me and Daniel can be summed up in two words: wolves rock. Still in awe, and it's been over a week since I was licked on the face by one.

WATCH: Once A Dog, Always A Dog

Posted 08.23.2013 | Green

When Cecil's human played a recording of wolf howls, she responded beautifully. Well, kind of. Owowwowowowowow!! Good dog. A recent study found th...

REVEALED: Surprising Reason Wolves Howl

LiveScience | Douglas Main | Posted 08.22.2013 | Science

A howl pierces the calm night, its eerie majesty a signal that wolves are afoot. But what is the purpose of wolf howls, and what do they mean? As m...

Federal Government To Propose Lifting Wolf Protections

AP | By MATTHEW BROWN and JOHN FLESHER | Posted 08.07.2013 | Green

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday proposed lifting most remaining federal protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 st...

Rock on

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

The truly grand facade stares at you, timeless. But of course time is what makes it. As my observation telescoped and expanded to try and (unsuccessfully) comprehend, a raptor silhouette made a long, graceful stitch in the scene.