FWS Delays Decision on Fate of Fledgling Red Wolves in N.C.

Red wolf
Image Credit: Wolf Haven International via USFWS

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has delayed its decision to keep or remove the only population of red wolves from the wild until the end of the year. The agency stated it would not release any more red wolves into the wild until it has reached a decision on the animals, though it will continue to manage the wild population in North Carolina. The experimental reintroduction began in 1987, and there are now between 75 and 100 animals in the northeast of the state.

Read more at the Greensboro News and Record.