From SouthernEnvironment.org:

The birth of seven red wolf pups at the North Carolina Zoo symbolizes hope for the world’s only wild red wolf population, teetering once again on the brink of extinction.

America’s red wolves came howling back from extinction in the wild in 1980 after successful conservation efforts and reintroductions from captive populations—like these pups—to number around 100 wild wolves for approximately a decade in eastern North Carolina.

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