25 December 2012 Happy Holidays! Posted by: Jamie Rappaport Clark | 4 comments | Share: From all of us at Defenders of Wildlife to you and your loved ones, we wish you the very best this holiday season! Snow covers Sequoia National Park (Credit: Barry Klein) 4 Responses to “Happy Holidays!” Millie Sheen December 26th, 2012 Hope you have a happy holiday too! Thanks on behalf of all the animals! Reply Barry Klein December 26th, 2012 Thanks for using my photo, it put a smile on my face and a nice Christmas gift!!! not sure where you got the photo from, but nice to share it with MANY people!!! I have others of this winter scene and with other Sequoias. I have many Sequoia/wildlife, Redwood and other photos if you would like! peace, namaste…..Barry thanks for Defending the “kids” Reply Moderator December 26th, 2012 Hi Barry, Your photo was submitted to our photo contest last year. Thank you for submitting it, and giving us the opportunity to share such a beautiful image! Barry Klein December 27th, 2012 I figured it was a contest. It was my pleasure and a joy to see the photo! If you would like to do any work with my photography, I would love to participate. thanks, Barry Reply Post Your Comment Click here to cancel reply. Name (required) Mail (required) (will not be published) You May also be interested in Wolf Weekly Wrap Up Fish and Wildlife Service Holds Public Meetings to Determine Fate of Mexican Gray Wolves; Six Mexican Gray Wolves Released in New Mexico; How Do People Form Their Opinions About Wolves? A Field Day with Gopher Tortoises Our Florida staff members spent a field day at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve to learn more about the reproductive and burrowing habits of gopher tortoises. Wolves are even more socially complex than we thought… In order to survive, wolves form cooperative groups known as packs, and these pack members hunt together, rear pups together, and compete against other wolf packs for food and territory.