For every endangered species, the road to recovery is anything but straightforward. Few species better embody this long road to recovery than the world’s most endangered canine: the red wolf.
Posts Categorized: Red Wolf
Despite efforts to reestablish red wolves, recent politically-fueled attacks and popular misconceptions have largely undone recovery efforts and they are once again facing extinction with less than 45 red wolves.
While the FWS tried to claim that they are still committed to recovery of the red wolf, the agency’s proposed actions speak much louder than their rhetoric.
Today’s court decision stops U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service from capturing and killing wild red wolves.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has all but abandoned red wolves in North Carolina. This means certain extinction in the wild for a critically endangered wolf species that exists in the wild nowhere else on the planet.