From News Channel 12:
RALEIGH – A reward for information into the illegal killing of an endangered red wolf in Tyrrell County has been increased by the Center for Biological Diversity, the organization announced Friday.
Officials said the wolf was poisoned and found dead Jan. 27 in Tyrell County. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is also asking for the public’s help and offered a $2,500 reward in the case. Additional rewards have been added ($10,000, Center for Biological Diversity; $3,000, Animal Welfare Institute; $2,500, Defenders of Wildlife; $2,000, Red Wolf Coalition) that brings the total reward up to $20,000.