Category Archives: Archipelago Wolves

Groups Petition for Emergency Action to Save Alaska Wolves – Alexander Archipelago Wolf Numbers in Dangerous Freefall

ANCHORAGE, Alaska— Environmental groups today asked three state and federal agencies to take decisive action to save the rapidly dwindling population of Alexander Archipelago wolves in the Prince of Wales Island area in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest. Following up on … read more

Alaska Confirms 60 Percent Decline in Rare Wolf Population, Still Plans Trapping and Hunting Season

SITKA, Alaska— The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is planning a 2015-2016 trapping and hunting season on rare Alexander Archipelago wolves in the Prince of Wales Island area, despite scientific data confirming a 60 percent decline in the wolf … read more

Archipelago Wolves – Natural History

NATURAL HISTORY {ALEXANDER ARCHIPELAGO WOLF} Canis lupus ligoni FAMILY: Canidae DESCRIPTION: The Alexander Archipelago wolf is notably smaller and darker than the typical gray wolf, with a denser coat. On average, individuals weigh between 30 to 50 pounds, are 3.5 … read more

Wolf Paw Print