What’s Next for Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves?

From PublicNewsService.org:

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Several advocate groups have filed an intent to sue the U.S. government over the Mexican gray wolf recovery plan released last week. They now have 60 days to submit the paperwork. 

The goal set forth in the government’s recovery plan is to have an average of 320 Mexican gray wolves in the wild over several years before the predator can shed its status as an endangered species. But Bryan Bird, Southwest program director with Defenders of Wildlife, said wolf biologists estimate at least 750 wolves are needed to meet that goal. 

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