A report has confirmed the longstanding classification of the red wolf as a distinct species deserving of protection. With only two known breeding pairs left in the wild, and recent rollbacks on protections, it is urgent that the USFWS act now to protect the red wolf.
Author Southern Environmental Law Center
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is capturing, killing, and authorizing private landowners to kill wild red wolves. Conservation groups are seeking court intervention to protect this severely endangered wolf population.