Red wolves are in trouble. Since the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service abandoned efforts to recover these exceedingly rare animals, which today live only in North Carolina, their population has dropped by more than 50 percent in just two years. Now they’re down to as few as 45. That’s why the Center for Biological Diversity and allies filed an emergency petition calling on the agency to establish additional populations of red wolves, take steps to reduce shooting deaths, and reclassify all reintroduced populations of red wolves as “essential” experimental populations so they get the protections they desperately need.
You can read more and watch a video at Examiner.

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