Fact Sheet
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.

You may also be interested in:

Newsroom
The latest articles about wildlife issues that may be of interest to those in the press.
Newsroom
Images for reporters to use for Defenders' articles.
Learn More
During Wolf Awareness Week, we celebrate the vital role wolves play in the ecosystem, combat the misinformation that so often surrounds them, and share what you can do to help wolves survive.