Mexican gray wolf, © USFWS
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Orca, © Dave Ellifrit/Center for Whale Research/NMFS Permit 15569/DFO SARA 272
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With only 97 wild wolves in the United States and fewer than 25 in Mexico, getting more captive wolves and their genes into the wild is critical to saving the lobo. So why have only four new lobos been released from captivity during the entire Obama administration?