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This time on The Children’s Hour, we explore wolves. We learn about their role as an apex predator, and how conservation efforts are saving them from extinction. Documentary film maker Elke Duerr explains why wolves should live in the wild. Kids from the Extinction Diaries let us know about the Red Wolf’s current condition, and how close they are to extinction.
We also hear from the US Fish & Wildlife Service Project Coordinator for the Mexican Grey Wolf Recovery Project, John Oakleaf. Finally, we meet the carnivore supervisor at the ABQ Biopark Zoo, Toni Esparza, who helps ensure these keystone predators don’t become extinct.
Learn more about wolves at the International Wolf Center’s website which is full of information about wolves around the world.
See wolves right now at the Wolf Conservation Center website.
|Howl for the Wolf||Walkin' Jim Stoltz||The Web of Life||1996 Wild Wind Records||02:44|
|The Boy Who Cried Wolf||Passenger||The Boy Who Cried Wolf||2017 Black Crow Records||03:16|
|I'm the Wolf||Howlin' Wolf||His Best, Vol.2||A Geffen Records Release; This Compilation 1999 UMG Recordings, Inc.||00:59|
|Howl to the Moon||Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats||All the Sounds||2018 Lucy Kalantari||03:25|
|Wolves||Jumpin' jamie||Never Mind the Blocks: Here's Jumpin' Jamie||2020 Jumpin' Jamie||03:41|
|Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf||Bruce Ewan||Reggae for Kids: Instrumentals||2002 RAS Records||00:49|
|Wolf||Johnny Whitehorse||Totemic Flute Chants||2007 Silver Wave Records||01:20|
|wolf||Billy Collins||The Best Cigarette||2005 Antonow Press||01:20|
|Leaders of the Pack||Birdsong and the Eco-wonders||Everything Is Connected (And Other Animal Songs for Kids)||2012 Cheryl Procaccini (Aka Birdsong) Dba Little Ones Music||04:09|
|Mighty Wolf||Jeff & Paige||Mighty Wolf||2015 Jeff Kagan and Paige Doughty||00:40|
|Peter's Theme (from Peter and the Wolf)||Neil Jacobs||12 String Guitar||2008 Adena||00:41|
|Call of the Wild||Rockin' W Wranglers||Under Blue New Mexico Skies||1995 Rockin' W Wranglers||02:11|