Mexican Gray Wolves Given Special Status + Project Update

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Mexican Gray Wolves Given Special Status + Project Update

Post by Koa » Sun Mar 22, 2015 9:27 am

BY KENNETH ARTZ
More contact between wolves and humans is in store as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided to list Mexican gray wolves as endangered but with a special designation.

Mexican gray wolves were nearly extinct 40 years ago. The last five known survivors were rounded up in 1973 and used in a captive breeding program. The wolves and their progeny remained at a breeding facility until 1998, when the first of a series of controlled releases took place in Arizona and later, New Mexico.

Since then, U.S. officials have considered the wolves not wild but instead a “nonessential experimental population.”
To read the full story, go here: http://news.heartland.org/newspaper-art ... ies-status

If anyone is interested, here is the monthly update for the Mexican Wolf Reintroduction Project:
http://www.wolf.org/headlines/mexican-w ... ly-update/
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