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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 brownish wolf standing and facing the photographer.

Are NC’s Red Wolves a Real Species?

In an article in the Charlotte Observer, Ron Sutherland discusses red wolves losing protections under the Endangered Species Act following a study of their genetic identity. Dr. Ron Sutherland, quoted in the article, has disproven the myth that red wolves are not genetically unique. Photo: John Froschauer