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Mexican Gray Wolves

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Places for Wolves
The red wolf (currently recognized as a different species than the gray wolf) once ranged as far north as Pennsylvania and as far west as central Texas. Because of its wide distribution, the red wolf played an important role in a variety of ecosystems, from pocosin lowlands to forested mountains.
Places for Wolves
Prior to European settlement, the Southwest was home to the Mexican gray wolf, a subspecies that ranged from southern Arizona, New Mexico and southwestern Texas to the mountains of south-central Mexico. The species was decimated by a concerted campaign to exterminate wolves throughout the West.
Places for Wolves
Once the most widespread carnivore on Earth, wolves were eradicated for centuries across Europe, and early immigrants to North America brought with them their cultural prejudice and fear of the species.