When seeking to play, wolves will dance and bow playfully. Playtime can also include a game of chase, jaw sparring, and varied vocalizations.
For wolves, playtime isn’t only fun, it strengthens family bonds and reaffirms social status within the pack.
Nikai and Zephyr are captive-born gray wolves at the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC), a 501c3 non-profit organization, in South Salem, NY. They are two of the three ‘ambassador wolves’ at the WCC that help teach the public about wolves and their vital role in the environment.
If you want to watch Zephyr, Alawa, Nikai or the WCC’s critically endangered Mexican gray wolves or red wolves in live time, visit our live wolf webcams at http://www.nywolf.org/webcams. If you see something cool, let us know!
For more information about wolves and the WCC’s participation in wolf recovery, please visit our website at www.nywolf.org and follow us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/nywolforg) and twitter (https://twitter.com/nywolforg), and Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/wolfconservationcenter)