SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. -- Residents can learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why April is a magical time for packs in North America during the Evening Howl for “Pups” of All Ages at the Wolf Conservation Center on Saturday, April 9.
During the event, which begins at 6 p.m., visitors can enjoy visiting the wolves during their favorite hour - dusk. This time of year, wolves are out searching for prey as they prepare for the birth of this year’s pups. Guests will take a short sunset hike to howl with Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, Nikai and Zephyr and behold the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican wolves.
All guests will be served weather appropriate treats. Please bring flashlights. Fee: $16 - adults / $13 - children (under 12). Pre-registration is required. Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org .
Other upcoming events include:
- Photograph the wolves: On Sunday the WCC will host a photo session with the wolves from 9 to 11 a.m. Visitors will have a special opportunity to photograph the WCC’s Ambassador wolves: Atka , Nikai, Alawa, and Zephyr! Guests will also be given access to photograph the WCC's critically endangered Mexican wolves and red wolves from vantage points not generally available during regular visits. Pre-registration is required. Fee: $100. Space is very limited, so make your reservation early by visiting www.nywolf.org .
- Wolf Tales: Join the WCC at noon Sunday, April 10 for a mythology program discussing the relationship between the wolves and humans of the past. Guests will be introduced to various wolf mythologies and then have a chance to create their own and share if desired. Then, guests will visit Ambassador wolves Atka, Alawa, Zephyr and Nikai as well as the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican gray wolves too. Don’t forget a camera! Pre-registration is required. Information and registration are available at www.nywolf.org . Fee: $14 - adults / $11 - children under 12.