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Red Wolf

What Defenders Is Doing to Help Red Wolves

Defenders has been working on red wolf recovery since the mid-1980s through a combination of advocacy and public education. The species, once considered extinct in the wild, now numbers more than 100 in northeastern North Carolina.

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With as few as 50 wolves left in the wild, FWS has put its red wolf recovery efforts on hold. Don't let red wolves slip into extinction. Speak out today!