Tag: Yellowstone

Private Encounter with a Wild Wolf

by Deby Dixon "Spitfire" of the Lamar Canyon Pack, later collared as 926F Late April of 2013 and I'd been visiting Yellowstone National Park nearly everyday for six month, in…
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The Lamar Canyon Pack and Cooke City, Montana – Facts from Fish, Wildlife & Parks

The Lamar Canyon Pack - January 5, 2019 - Two Adults and Three Pups On December 26 of last year, I saw two of the Lamar Canyon wolf pups for…
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A Dying Cougar in Yellowstone National Park

A dying Cougar in Yellowstone On January 8, 2019, I was out snowshoeing in the area of Soda Butte Valley, when I overheard some talk on the wolf radio about…
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Yellowstone Visitors Need to See the Wolves in Order to Care about them. Spitfire’s Legacy

by Deby Dixon Spitfire, Fall of 2016, by Deby Dixon Recently, I've posted a series of articles about issues that have arisen since the death of Spitfire.  My intent was…
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ETHICS OF WOLF PHOTOGRAPHY IN YELLOWSTONE NP

by Deby Dixon, a wolf photographer and advocate Spitfire, March 2013 Recently, Spitfire, or wolf #926F, was killed by a hunter in Silver Gate, MT, only a mile from the…
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How Wolves Become Habituated to Humans in Yellowstone National Park

Lamar Canyon Gray Pup with no Fear of Humans, Roads or Vehicles "Despite no close human contact, and only being watched through scopes for about one month, at approximately 600…
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Habituated Wolves in Yellowstone – What to do?

Yellowstone wolves and habituation   This was the large gray pup that I called Big Gray, Jr., born after his daddy, 925, was killed by the Prospect Peak pack. The…
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One Morning in Yellowstone

One Morning in Yellowstone During one morning in Yellowstone, this past weekend, I encountered the circle of life - from death of the elderly due to natural causes, to the…
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I saw a buttercup!

We are on the threshold of spring here in Yellowstone.  The snow is melting quickly, leaving a lot of bland brown with budding green grasses emerging from the surface.  It…
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Success! At last.

    Once again I arrived in Lamar Valley just after 5 a.m.  But, this morning, all was dark.  The moon was behind the clouds and all I could make…
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The Wapiti and Mollies, possible union/take over

The act of dispersing is a dangerous one for wolves, because, ultimately, they will be out looking for a mate and territory.  Most often, the male disperser will attempt to…
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Quad Mom’s Wound is Healing

The sky was clear blue this morning, meaning bad light for photography, so I decided to stay in and get some more work done.  And then I got a message…
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Coyote Den Moved –

One of the cool things about wolf packs having yearlings at denning time is that they wander around and every once in awhile we might get to see one closer…
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Coyote Pups

After a stormy night we woke up to clear blue skies and temperatures that eventually sky rocketed into the 80's.  Thank goodness for the afternoon clouds that provide occasional relief,…
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The Baby Bison that took a ride in a Car – story in the Washington Post

This story appeared in The Washington Post today and was, at one point, the most read story.  It also appeared in the Idaho Register and was listed as the most…
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