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Two red wolves, one in front of the other, stand on a patch of dirt surrounded by greenery.

This Is a Death Sentence for Red Wolves

Writing for Blue Ridge Outdoors, reporter Dan Dewitt chronicles the devastating saga of the wild red wolves, who now face extinction at the hands of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s recent red wolf recovery plan. With quotes and camera trap photos of red wolves from Ron Sutherland, the article explains how the agency’s lack of protections deals a death sentence for the endangered animals. Photo: Ron Sutherland

A wolf walks along a path.

North Carolina Gov: Endangered Wolf Protection Should Stay

The Washington Post picked up this Associated Press article about North Carolina governor Roy Cooper’s comments urging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reinvest in red wolf conservation efforts. Recently, the USFWS released a plan that, if enacted, would undoubtedly cause the extinction of this endangered animal. Photo: Wildlands Network

A wolf that is walking looks directly at the camera.

Government: Wild Red Wolf Population Could Soon Be Wiped Out

This Associated Press article, which appeared in the Miami Herald and U.S. News and World Report, highlights the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s new 5-year review of the red wolf’s endangered status. The story includes quotes from Dr. Ron Sutherland on how the USFWS continues to fail the red wolf, despite the agency acknowledgement of the wolf’s endangered status. Photo: Ron Sutherland