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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, as well information from our Red Wolf Myths and Facts page, the article explains how the agency’s lack of protections for the red wolves is a death sentence for the endangered animals.

Hearing and seeing wolves, Sutherland says, “makes you feel like there’s a place of wild America that we have maintained or, in this case, a piece of wild America that we have recreated, and I just don’t want to lose that.”

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