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Wolverines in the USA

Discussion in 'United States' started by Wild wolverine, 9 Apr 2015.

  1. Wild wolverine

    Wild wolverine Well-Known Member

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    Hey ZooChatters!
    My latest animal craze is wolverines and I am bound and determined to find some. Does anyone know some zoos in the US that exhibit wolverines? I know the Minnesota Zoo, Detroit Zoo, and I believe the Cincinnati Zoo does. Are there any others?
     
  2. savethelephant

    savethelephant Well-Known Member

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    I too love wolverines and wish to see some. Other zoos I know of are Columbus zoo and Alaska zoo
     
  3. zoo_enthusiast

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    When I visited Cincinnati zoo a couple of years ago, there were no wolverines there. I saw two in Columbus during the same trip
     
  4. MikeG

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    Other North American zoos with wolverine include the NY State Zoo at Thompson Park, Watertown & Zoo Sauvage de St-FĂ©licien (Quebec).
     
  5. Art4Animals

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    Gulo gulo Well-Known Member

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    Cincinnati has no Wolverines. Columbus' are at San Francisco Zoo on-loan. Other Zoos that have them Henson Robinson and Wildlife Trek.
     
  7. snowleopard

    snowleopard Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Is there only these 7 zoos that house wolverines in the U.S.?

    Minnesota Zoo
    San Francisco Zoo
    Alaska Zoo
    Detroit Zoo
    Henson Robinson Zoo
    Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
    NY State Zoo (Thompson Park)
     
  8. Kudu21

    Kudu21 Well-Known Member

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    I do believe that Columbus was planning on importing new wolverines from somewhere in Europe; however, I do not know what has become of this plan.
     
  9. Wild wolverine

    Wild wolverine Well-Known Member

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    I believe so, but when I looked on the Alaska zoo's website, it doesn't appear that they have wolverines anymore so I think it's just those six zoos.
    Thanks for the info everyone! :)
     
  10. Buldeo

    Buldeo Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't doubt it. I recall reading somewhere (around the time San Francisco acquired theirs) that the entire global captive population was around one hundred individuals.

    Not a lot to begin with.