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Recovery for 2 Near-Extinct Species of Island Foxes

The Island Fox Conservation Working Group recommended this week that two of four endangered species of island foxes (Urocyon littoralis), found only on California’s Channel Islands, should be removed from the Endangered Species List. As the population of bald eagles … Continue reading

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Study Suggests Reintroduction of Wolves Most Effective At Large Scale

Researchers from Oregon State University have reviewed fur trap data for the entire Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba — an area covering nearly 1.3 million square kilometers of land.  Their study focused on the relationship between populations of wolves, … Continue reading

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Red Wolf Pups Born at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo is pleased to announce the birth of four critically endangered Red Wolf pups! Today, just 100 Red Wolves roam their native habitats in eastern North Carolina, and nearly 200 Red Wolves are maintained in captive breeding facilities … Continue reading

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Distinct Populations of Gray Wolves Found Living Side by Side in Canada

A team based at the University of Victoria recently reported the results of a study in an area of British Columbia known as Bella Bella.  The area includes a mainland land mass separated by water from five nearby islands.  There … Continue reading

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Denali Wolf Population Continues Decline

The National Park Service says the population of wolves occupying Denali National Park in Alaska is the lowest it has been in almost 30 years, with an aerial population survey conducted in March counting only 50 individuals.  This is five … Continue reading

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