Endangered Wolf Center http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Carol Perkins, Conservationist And Humanitarian, Dies At 95 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/carol-perkins-conservationist-and-humanitarian-dies-95 <p><strong>Updated 5:52 p.m.</strong></p><p>Carol Perkins, a conservationist and humanitarian and the widow of famed zoologist Marlin Perkins, has died.</p><p>The Saint Louis Zoo says Carol Perkins died Saturday at her home in Clayton, Mo. She was 95 and had been in declining health.</p><p>Marlin Perkins was the director of the Saint Louis Zoo who gained international fame after becoming host of television's "Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom" in 1962. The program aired for 26 years until his death in 1986.</p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 17:46:46 +0000 The Associated Press, St. Louis Public Radio & Véronique LaCapra 5761 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Carol Perkins, Conservationist And Humanitarian, Dies At 95 Swift fox kits born at Endangered Wolf Center http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/swift-fox-kits-born-endangered-wolf-center <p>A litter of three <a href="http://policy.nrcs.usda.gov/OpenNonWebContent.aspx?content=18495.wba">swift foxes</a>, two females and one male,&nbsp;has been born at the Endangered Wolf Center in Eureka &ndash; the first in a dozen years. The four-week-old foxes will get their first round of vaccinations today.</p><p>The kits are being raised by a trio of adult foxes &ndash; the breeding female&rsquo;s sister is helping the parents care for their young.</p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 16:12:51 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 3909 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Swift fox kits born at Endangered Wolf Center