Posts Categorized: Mexican Gray Wolf

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?

Mexican gray wolf, © Jim Clark/USFWS

More Wolves, Less Politics »

Despite widespread support for the Mexican grey wolf, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission voted to oppose wolf reintroduction in the state. In the months leading up to the meeting, nearly 3,000 Defenders of Wildlife supporters sent letters to the Commissioners, urging them not to pass the resolution, and on the day of the meeting, hundreds of pro-wolf supporters showed their support for the lobo in person.