Endangered Wolf Center
|Endangered Wolf Center|
|38°30′56″N 90°33′08″W / 38.5155°N 90.5522°W|
|Location||Eureka, Missouri, United States|
The Endangered Wolf Center is a non-profit wildlife facility in Eureka, Missouri, United States, near St. Louis that is dedicated to preserving and reintroducing to the wild critically endangered species of wolves. It is certified by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). Visitors can tour the facility by making a reservation.
The center was founded in 1971 by renowned naturalist
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's program to preserve Mexican wolves and reintroduce them to the wild.
The center offers daytime tours and evening wolf howls. Reservations are required.
The Endangered Wolf Center is an independent 501c(3) non-profit and receives no federal or state support. Its programs are supported solely by members, donors and visitors. The center is on the grounds of
Interstate 270 and about 20 miles (32 km) southwest of St. Louis.The Endangered Wolf Center originally was named the Wild Canid Survival and Research Center.
Mexican wolves at the Endangered Wolf Center
- ^ "Currently Certified Related Facilities". aza.org. AZA. Retrieved July 4, 2012.
- ^ a b Boyle, Suzanne (July 24, 2014). "Endangered Wolf Center: A place to prowl and howl". Belleville News-Democrat. Eureka, Missouri. Archived from the original on July 25, 2014. Retrieved October 6, 2014.
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