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Wolves Ontario!

About the Presentation

Comments from kids and teachers

Main Wolf Show page

nuzzling wolves

Approximately 40% of the pups born to Algonquin Park wolves will survive to become adults. The average litter size for wolves in Algonquin Park is 5 pups/year.

Learn More About Wolves

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"It is not the science of wolves, but the attitudes by humans that will determine their fate," Dr. Doug Pimlott, noted wolf conservationist.

Earthroots' story writing contest for kids

Help us dispel the worn out myths about the big bad wolf by writing an ecological tale for Earthroots

Humans created the idea that the wolf is a beast through folklore and fairytales passed on through generations. It's time to write a new story about wolves.

big bad wolf cartoon by Monika Melnychuk

Cartoon by Monika Melnychuk

Contest Rules:

WHAT? Write a short story that dispels some of the myths that have been told about wolves and teaches people about the importance of having this animal in the ecosystem.

WHO? You must be between the ages of 7 and 17 to enter the contest. If you are between

7-8 100 -250 words  
9-10 200- 350 words 
11-12 300-450 words 
13-14  up to 750 words 
15-17  up to 850 words 

WHEN? The contest ends December 15th 2003.

WHERE? You can submit your story by mail, email or fax to:

401 Richmond St. W, Suite 410
Toronto, Ontario
M5V 3A8

Fax: 416-340-2429

PRIZES? Five prizes will be awarded to the best story within each of the following age categories 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-17. The Tree House Players will select one of these stories to act out in future performances. Winning stories will also be posted on our website.

DON'T FORGET to write your name, age, address and phone number so that we can notify you if your story is selected for a prize.

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