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MEXICAN GRAY WOLVES
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North America’s Rarest Wolf Had A Bad Year
The Mexican gray wolf population in the United States dropped 12 percent in 2015, with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
More Wolves, Less Politics
Colorado Outreach Representative, Defenders of Wildlife
Not only do gray wolves provide widespread ecological benefits in areas where they have be reintroduced, but they also bring substantial benefits to regional economies, and this would likely be the case in Colorado, too.
El Lobo's Uncertain Future
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.
Rogue Agency's Agent Investigated in Wolf Killing
Executive Director, Center for Biological Diversity
The Southwest's endangered Mexican gray wolves -- with just three breeding pairs left in the wild -- are hanging on by a thread. The last thing they need is one of their own gunned down by an employee of the government that's
to be nursing this wild population back to health.
A Rescue Plan for Mexican Gray Wolves
Jamie Rappaport Clark
President & CEO, Defenders of Wildlife
Mexican gray wolves are an icon of the American southwest. The 15th anniversary of their initial release from captivity into the wild is an important time to reflect on how far these wolves have come.
Rare Mexican Gray Wolves Set To Be Reintroduced Into The Wild
Cindy Y. Rodriguez
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