On the brink: As debate over wolves rages, leader of Yellowstone reintroduction honored

From the Bozeman Daily Chronicle in Montana:

Mike Phillips prevents animals from going extinct.

Phillips helped to reintroduce red wolves in North Carolina. It was the first attempt by biologists to reintroduce a carnivore species considered extinct in the wild.

Later in the 1990s, Phillips came west to lead the effort to restore gray wolves in Yellowstone National Park.

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