red wolf

Red Wolf, captive (Photo: Matthew Zalewski via Flickr CC BY 4.0)

The planet’s 35 remaining red wolves are on safer ground thanks to a federal judge’s ruling.     Victory for Red Wolves Just last week, a federal judge made an important decision. A rule stopping the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) from capturing and killing red wolves — or authorizing private landowners to do the same — is now permanent.1Tens of thousands of you […]
Captive red wolf (Photo: John Froschauer via Flickr, CC 2.0 Licence)

The last 35 wild red wolves were almost directly in the path of Hurricane Florence’s landfall.  Red Wolves After Florence Because so many of you were so passionate in your response to our campaign to protect these amazing animals, we wanted to reach out to you with everything we’ve been able to find about how the intrepid canines are doing.We spoke with […]
Red wolf (Photo: USFWS)

Only 35 individuals are all that remains of America’s wild red wolf population, roaming their protected habitat in North Carolina. But the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) new management plan would shrink the wolves’ haven to just 12 percent of its former size — and legalize hunting of any red wolf that crosses the border.1 It’s not too late to […]
Red Wolf, captive (Photo: Matthew Zalewski via Flickr CC BY 4.0)

The red wolves of North Carolina are some of the most endangered animals on the planet. Can you help support our work to save them? The Threat to Read Wolves No more than 35 red wolves roam the forests of North Carolina, struggling to recover from the systematic hunting that nearly erased them from the face of the earth forever.It’s terrible, but […]
Captive red wolf (Photo: John Froschauer via Flickr, CC 2.0 Licence)

The Fish and Wildlife service is declaring open season on the last 35 wild red wolves. Please take action to save them.   The Threat to Red Wolves Until now, hunting and killing of these rare animals has been strictly forbidden. But the Fish and Wildlife Service just announced a new plan that would shrink the wolves’ protected habitat to only one refuge, […]