Wolf Making the Rounds

Wolf Making the Rounds by Bill Joyce Ziegler Bill got some stunning photos of one of the wolves in a pack south of Amasa in the UP. He shared this & another in the Pure UP group on Facebook. Check it out! Bill also wrote an article last year about the US Fish & Wildlife … Continue reading Wolf Making the Rounds

Coywolves: Coyote & Wolf hybrids in Michigan

Hunting on Ice, photo by OnceJakPhoto The Freep has an article about a new animal that is being seen in Michigan titled Michigan’s mysterious, misunderstood coywolves: …a unique, still relatively unknown and misunderstood hybrid of coyotes known as eastern coyotes or coywolves. They’re mostly coyote, but contain a small percentage of wolf from an unlikely mating … Continue reading Coywolves: Coyote & Wolf hybrids in Michigan

Old Moon, January Moon, Wolf Moon … and wolves in Michigan

January full moon, photo by KatheD Amid the cold and deep snows of midwinter, the wolf packs howled hungrily outside Indian villages. Thus, the name for January’s full Moon. Sometimes it was also referred to as the Old Moon, or the Moon After Yule. Some called it the Full Snow Moon, but most tribes applied … Continue reading Old Moon, January Moon, Wolf Moon … and wolves in Michigan

The Timber Wolf (canis lupus) in Michigan

2007 0300 Wolf on LakeMIUS2, photo by Dennis Raney. Alexis writes Paw took this one of a wolf on Lake Michigan off US2 on the way back downstate. There was another wolf on the ice, but it didn’t make it into this frame It’s part of her very cool Michimania set (slideshow). Wikpedia says the … Continue reading The Timber Wolf (canis lupus) in Michigan

Michigan’s Isle Royale moose study sidelined by pandemic

Chickenbone Lake Moose! by David Clark The Associated Press’s John Flesher writes that one of the world’s longest-running wildlife field studies, the Isle Royale moose & wolf study,  has fallen prey to the coronavirus pandemic: Since 1959, a research team has spent most of the winter observing the interplay between wolves and moose at Isle … Continue reading Michigan’s Isle Royale moose study sidelined by pandemic

Halloween Rewind: Le Loup Garou

Where Wolves Play by Michael Seabrook He was beloved by all, and most of all by the children.For he told them tales of the Loup Garou in the forest.And of the goblin thai came in the night to water the horses.And of the White Letiche, the ghost of a child who unchristeneddied, and was doomed … Continue reading Halloween Rewind: Le Loup Garou

Facing uncertainty, Michigan begins to re-open

Mackinac Bridge by Daniel L Yesterday, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an Executive Order allowing for the reopening of retail, business & office work that can’t be done remotely, and restaurants and bars with limited seating for northwest Lower Michigan and the Upper Peninsula. The two regions are both in the northern part of the … Continue reading Facing uncertainty, Michigan begins to re-open