Posts Categorized: Mexican Gray Wolf

Mexican gray wolf, © Wolf Conservation Center

Defenders Goes to Court for Lobos »

Defenders of Wildlife and our conservation partners in the Southwest filed a motion to intervene on behalf of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in federal court yesterday to defend against the state of New Mexico’s attempt to block the release of Mexican gray wolf adults and pups into the wild.

Mexican gray wolf, © Wolf Conservation Center

Where the Wild Lobos Are »

Thirty years after the last few Mexican gray wolves roamed the southwestern United States borderlands, a handful of intrepid, captive born lobos took tentative steps from their pens into a silent, snowy forest in eastern Arizona.

Mexican gray wolf (captive), © Wolf Conservation Center

More Wolves, Less Politics »

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?