Latest Mexican Wolf Stories
In a rare conservation success story, Mexican gray wolves have been brought back from the brink of extinction and granted protection under the Endangered Species Act.
As a result of delays caused by the lapse in federal appropriations, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced rescheduled dates for the remainder of a series of public hearings on two proposed rules—one to list the Mexican wolf as an endangered subspecies and delist the gray wolf elsewhere, and the other to improve recovery efforts for the Mexican wolf in the Southwest.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced that the nation’s gray wolf population has recovered to the point that it can safely be removed from the threatened and endangered species list.
World-renowned Pianist Hélène Grimaud and Famed Cellist Jan Vogler Perform a Benefit Recital for the Wolf Conservation Center, in South Salem N.Y., to be Held at the Luxurious Bedford
Gray wolves may all have their color in common, but the Mexican gray wolf is the rarest and most genetically distinct subspecies, and conservationists are working to give the animals specific protection under federal law to avoid extinction.
Two artificially inseminated Mexican gray wolves recently gave birth to a combined eight living pups at a research site founded by late naturalist Marlin Perkins, marking perhaps the first time the non-surgical technique has worked with endangered wolves.
The Mexican Gray Wolf (Canis lupus baileyi), is the rarest, most genetically distinct subspecies of the Gray Wolf in North America. Until recent times, the Mexican Gray Wolf ranged the Sonora and Chihuahua Deserts from central Mexico to western Texas, southern New Mexico, and central Arizona. By the turn of the 20th century, reduction of natural prey like deer and elk caused many wolves to begin attacking domestic livestock, which led to intensive efforts by government agencies and...