Category: Yellowstone Daily Blog

Celebrating the Wild in Yellowstone

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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Are We Loving the Wolves to Death?

Many people go to Yellowstone, dreaming of close encounters with bears or wolves. And, on the rare occasion that some lucky visitor happens to be in close proximity to a…
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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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Collaring Wolves in Yellowstone

A recipe for habituating wolves? Yellowstone Wolf Project collars more wolves Less than a week after we learned that Yellowstone Wolf Project leader, Doug Smith, is considering hazing wolves in…
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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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Lamar Canyon Wolf, 926F, aka Spitfire, Killed by Hunter

As you already know, our girl, "The Little Wolf that Could," was killed by a Montana hunter on November 24, 2018.  I have followed this wolf since she was 1.5…
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Eco-friendly, custom photography tours of Yellowstone

  A photography tour in Yellowstone with us will be one of those special days in the park you will remember always. Why hire a guide to show you around…
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Before your tour

What you need to know ahead of time   These photography and wildlife tours will be geared towards photographers of all skill levels and will be custom designed for the individual.…
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Wolf Documentaries in France and Germany

During most of 2017 and until April 15 of 2018, I had the privilege of providing stock footage for two wolf documentaries that will be airing on ARTE - France/German…
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Publications in the Washington Post

Writing about and photographing wildlife is my passion but I did not know that until later on in my life.  Once the bug caught, I could not let it go.…
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Running Bear

It was kind of a luxury day beginning with opening my eyes to early morning and clear blue skies, only to decide to shut them again.  Many, many hours of…
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