Atka the Wolf Visits the Ocean
Peace is always beautiful. So are wolves.
On September 22, 2018, we said farewell to the most magnificent wolf we have ever known. Ambassador wolf Atka died in his sleep at 16 years old; his passing was painless and peaceful with his family surrounding him.
While Atka leaves a hole in our lives so big that words can't describe it, his impact on wolf conservation persists and can not be overstated.
Thank you, Atka. We'll never stop loving you.
Atka, born in 2002, was a captive-born Arctic gray wolf at the Wolf Conservation Center (WCC), a 501c3 non-profit organization, in South Salem, NY. He was one of the four 'ambassador wolves' at the WCC that help teach the public about wolves and their vital role in the environment.
Atka always loved the ocean; he went to beach a handful of times in his lifetime.
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