From the Southern Environmental Law Center:

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— Red wolf captive breeding facilities today announced the release of four rare red wolves into the wild in North Carolina, after conservation groups won a federal court ruling in January that required the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to prepare a plan to release captive red wolves into the wild to avoid irreversible harm to the highly endangered population during ongoing litigation. The facilities also reported the fostering of four red wolf pups with a female wild red wolf in North Carolina.

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