and by fostering public involvement in red wolf conservation.
Another Red Wolf Gunshot Mortality
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the suspected illegal take of a radio-collared red wolf that was found dead earlier this fall. The federally protected red wolf was found with an apparent gunshot wound on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, east of Columbia, in Tyrrell County, North Carolina. Based on body condition and field sign, the actual date of death is estimated to be September 26, 2014. This is the third red wolf death of 2014 resulting from a suspected gunshot.
Learn more by reading the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service press release.
Red Wolf Coalition Headlines
- Joplin “Globe” Looks at Red Wolves (9/10/2014) - The Joplin, MO Globe looks at red wolves over the years and also profiles the Endangered Wolf Center in Once at home in Ozarks, fate of red wolf uncertain. … Continue reading
- Chicago Tribune Addresses Red Wolf Conservation (8/25/2014) - Proving once again that red wolf conservation is not “just a North Carolina issue,” the Chicago Tribune recently published “Endangered Red Wolves Face Uncertain Future.” See the video story at http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chinews-endangered-red-wolves-face-u-20140822-embeddedvideo.html … Continue reading
- Red Wolves in “National Wildlife” Magazine (8/13/2014) - National Wildlife, the official online publication of the National Wildlife Federation, has published “Saving the Red Wolf.” The article provides a good overview of the efforts to conserve red wolves and the threats they face in their only wild habitat … Continue reading