Red Wolf

Continuing the Conservation Conversation

Red Wolf Recovery in the Past and Present Conservation of the critically endangered canid, Canis rufus – otherwise known as the red wolf – began almost two decades ago.  However, …

A-State Steps Up to Save Endangered Red Wolves

When Arkansas State University settled on “Red Wolves” as its new athletics mascot in 2008, little thought was given to the educational platform that would be created to help save …

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Call to Action For Red Wolves: “We Cannot Turn Our Back on a Native Species”

There are fewer than 40 red wolves left in the wild—freely roaming the forests and marshes of eastern North Carolina.  Almost 20,000 Americans sent messages calling on the U.S. Fish …

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Red Wolves: A Species on the Brink of Extinction in the Wild

Once one of the few apex predators to roam the U.S. Southeast, wild red wolves are now close to extinction. A smaller, reddish-colored version of their cousin, the gray wolf, …

Saving Red Wolves in the Wild with Amazing Foster Den…

After disappearing from the wild and being carefully reintroduced and conserved, only about 40 endangered red wolves live in the wild in the entire world. They now make their homes in the …

Long Road Ahead for Endangered Red Wolves

Facing an Uncertain Future While North Carolina’s Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge was the first release site with the reintroduction of four male-female pairs in 1987, the red wolf now …

Landowners Needed to Save the Red Wolf

The last fourteen remaining red wolves were rescued from the brink of extinction 35 years ago and became the ancestors of all red wolves alive today. Through careful breeding and …

Red Wolves: an Endangered Species in Peril

Near the Outer Banks of North Carolina in the heart of the five county Albemarle Peninsula, there is a federal wildlife refuge called Alligator River. With more than 152,000 square …

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