Posts Tagged ‘night hunting’

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QuikPost: some good news, finally, for red wolves

November 23rd, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving to red wolves as they thank a judge who put a temporary halt to the night hunting of coyotes in red wolf country! link to article below. 

http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/11/20/2497619/killing-of-red-wolves-may-end.html

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  1. What a fabulous picture!

    Posted by Leslie
  2. Thankful Thanksgiving news…where was that scrappy little red wolf pup born?

    Posted by dj
  3. Director Comment :

    I believe that pup was born at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, WA.
    I’ll confirm to be sure.

    Posted by Sherry Samuels

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by , Director
I've been at the Museum sooooo long - longer than many of our interns have been alive. I do a little bit of everything as part of my job: care for the animals, work with the keepers and other staff, spend time with guests. Lucky me!
I spend a lot of time behind-the-scenes, or here after hours, but if you really want to see me, you'll have to sign-up for a behind-the-scenes program.

4th red wolf shot since NC loosened coyote hunting

November 20th, 2012

In May we reported about the NCWRC law to allow for coyote hunting at night. It’s been more of a struggle for red wolves since then.

Here’s another article on another red wolf shot: click here.

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by , Director
I've been at the Museum sooooo long - longer than many of our interns have been alive. I do a little bit of everything as part of my job: care for the animals, work with the keepers and other staff, spend time with guests. Lucky me!
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Struggles continue for red wolves

May 29th, 2012

The road is tough for red wolf survival. I wrote in March about another possible setback for red wolves. The NC Wildlife Resources Commission passed the proposed rule allowing night hunting of coyotes and feral pigs. There is a long process ahead, so maybe miracles do exist for this amazing animal.

If you’re interested in signing a petition “against” this ruling, click here, or go to http://forcechange.com/20384/overturn-decision-to-allow-unlimited-night-hunting-in-north-carolina/

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  1. I have to admit I love hunting and the outdoors. That said, I’m a big fan of reasonable regulation. What fun is hunting with artificial lights? And if we hunt all the animals all the time now, what will there be left to hunt later? Hunters are natural conservationists — unfortunately many of us just won’t know it until it’s too late. Good luck with your petition!

    Posted by Craig Pearson

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