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Mission: Wolf, Ambassador Wolf Program

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Ambassador Wolves from Colorado’s Mission: Wolf sanctuary will make their 4th annual appearance in Southington on Thursday, Oct. 20, for two programs at 6 and 8 p.m.

Kent Weber and Tracy Brooks from Missio: Wolf will present educational programs that offer the public a chance to look into the eyes of a wolf at close range. The information and presentation will focus on the return of wild wolves across the U.S.

Presenters will answer questions and provide educational material regarding the return of wild wolves and captive wolf/wolf-dog cross ownership.

Do wolves eat grandmothers? Do wolf-dog crosses make good pets? Where can wild wolves live again?  Was that a wolf in my back yard? What happened to the wolves released in Yellowstone National Park?

If you’ve ever wanted to see live wolves up close, or learn about the plight of this splendid and misunderstood animal, here’s your chance.

Mission: Wolf is bringing ambassador wolf Magpie, Abraham, a wolf/dog cross and Zeab, a gray wolf yearling, along this year!

The programs are being sponsored by Storybook Barn Wildlife Education. Tickets can be obtained for a nominal donation. All proceeds to go to Mission: Wolf.

Advance tickets are being made available from now until Oct. 18 during regular business hours at the following locations:

  • Southington Veterinary Associates, 35 Darling Street, Southington
  • Petco, 760 Queen Street (Shop Rite Plaza,) Southington
  • Lone Oak Farm Kennel, 934 Old Turnpike Road, Plantsville
  • Animal House, 2145 Meriden Road, Wolcott

Advance tickets will also be available at the annual Bake Sale at  Petco, Queen Street, Southington on October 14th from 5 - 9 p.m. and Oct. 16 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Cookies, cakes and other goodies, along with some wolf items will also be available. All proceeds go to Mission:Wolf.

For more information, call Betty Stanley at (860) 628-6187 or e-mail questions to wolfcentral@yahoo.com. Find other fundraising events at www.facebook.com/wolfcentral.

Ruth Stanley October 12, 2011 at 07:48 PM
Please notice that there will be TWO separate programs again this year, one at 6pm, then another at 8pm. We have had great response at this program for the past three years, and are very excited to see old & new faces this year!

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