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Maned wolf News Archive

Sep. 04, 2020
Spindly legs and thick, red fur have earned them the nickname “foxes on stilts,” but maned wolves are neither fox nor wolf. Today, researchers are monitoring maned wolves' heart rates to learn more...
Jun. 05, 2020
Behold a brunch between a sloth and a golden lion tamarin, catch a close-up of newborn black-footed ferret kits and get a glimpse of giant pandas gorging themselves on bamboo shoots. All of these...
Jun. 01, 2018
Maned wolves in the North American population have their own matchmaker. Nucharin Songsasen is a biologist at SCBI and Species Survival Plan coordinator. It's her job to decide which animals to breed...
Four maned wolf pups held by keepers and veterinarians during their first checkup
Feb. 22, 2018
Four maned wolf pups were born at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute Dec. 23, 2017. During much of their first weeks they were nestled in a den but are now exploring more areas of their...
Maned Wolf
Aug. 07, 2017
All across the world, scientists are tracking the movements of animals, collecting considerable data to better understand how animals migrate, what paths they take and what threats they may face...
Jun. 27, 2016
The Smithsonian's National Zoo recently welcomed two new residents to its Cheetah Conservation Station: maned wolves.
Maned wolf pup stares at the camera
May. 06, 2016
The maned wolf pups born Jan. 5 at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute are growing! Animal Care curator Paul Marinari and research biologist Nucharin Songsassen give us the scoop in the...
pup resting
Mar. 11, 2016
The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) welcomed two maned wolf pups earlier this winter.