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Museum of Life and Science Opens Highly Anticipated Parking Deck

Durham, NC - This morning, the Museum of Life and Science announced the grand opening of its new parking structure on Friday, March 9, 2018.

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Museum welcomes new endangered red wolf breeding pair

Successful breeding season could play key role in advancement of critically endangered species; less than 300 individuals remain in wild and captive populations

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Museum successfully transfers endangered red wolves & contributes to key research to support species

Parents and four pups transferred to Wolf Conservation Center, South Salem, NY; Wolf family part of valuable research to strengthen future generations

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Museum of Life and Science Awarded Nature Play Grant by Association of Zoos & Aquariums

Museum named a recipient of a $10,000 “Nature Play Begins at Your Zoo & Aquarium” grant from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) for the Museum’s program ExploreOutdoors.

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All Red Wolf Pups Reunited with Parents in Habitat Enclosure

All pups believed to be in good health; habitat enclosure reinforced

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Three Red Wolf Pups Back with Parents in Habitat Enclosure

One pup continues to remain outside enclosure; Pup visually confirmed within perimeter fence surrounding Museum's outdoor campus.

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Museum Announces Expanded Hours

Starting Sunday, June 4 and running through Labor Day, the 84-acre science park and indoor science center will be open seven days a week from 10:00AM - 5:00PM with extended Sunday morning hours.

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One Red Wolf Pup Deceased in Accidental Pinning

During a routine health check of the endangered red wolf pups born April 28 at the Museum of Life and Science, a female red wolf (Canis rufus) pup was discovered deceased.

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Four Red Wolf Pups Healthy at Veterinary Checkup; One Pup Deceased, One Pup Under Treatment

Four endangered red wolf (Canis rufus) pups born April 28 at the  Museum of Life and Science were pronounced healthy during their first hands-on veterinary checkup. All four pups have gained 20-35% of their body weight and are starting to vocalize with small squeaks.

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Endangered Red Wolf Pups Born at Museum of Life and Science

DURHAM, NC - The Museum of Life and Science is howling with excitement - a critically endangered red wolf has given birth to pups for the first time at the Museum since 2002.

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