Friends of Animals sponsored Gordon Haber’s remarkable wolf research in Denali National Park and throughout Alaska since 1993. He was the world’s expert, the most intelligent voice on Alaska’s wolves, and the best friend they had. Gordon’s work must carry on; Friends of Animals is dedicated to that effort. His death is tragic. — Priscilla Feral (story below)
National Parks Traveler
Posted October 16th, 2009 by Kurt Repanshek
A noted Alaskan wolf biologist has been killed in a plane crash in a remote area of Denali National Park and Preserve. The pilot, though he suffered burns, was able to walk out and alert authorities.
Dr. Gordon Haber and pilot Dan McGregor had left Wednesday for a flight over the northern end of the park to monitor wolf packs. When the Cessna 185 didn’t return on schedule that evening, authorities were notified and an aerial search was mounted by the National Park Service and Alaska State Troopers.
By MARY PEMBERTON
The Associated Press