By 2014, only 83 Mexican gray wolves survived in the wild. This population struggled due to poaching and legal killing by the federal government for livestock depredation. Conservation biologists concluded that it faced a very uncertain future without key management reforms.
As a Michigan native I'm partial to wolverines, even if they haven't won a Rose Bowl in too many years. But I still think Colorado would be crazy to welcome the reintroduction of the animals to the state.