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2023

 Red Wolves to be Released into the Wild!

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 The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has agreed to release more endangered red wolves into the wild, 

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Settling a lawsuit brought by the Center for Biological Diversity.

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 The FWS will release 15 red wolves into the wild in North Carolina each year for the next five years.

 This is a significant increase from the current rate of release, which is only two red wolves per year.

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The lawsuit was filed in 2021, alleging that the FWS was not doing enough to protect red wolves from extinction.

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 Red wolves are critically endangered, with only about 200 left in the wild.

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 They are the most endangered canid in the United States.

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 Red wolves were once common throughout the southeastern United States, but they were hunted to extinction by the early 1970s.

 The FWS began a captive breeding program in the 1970s, and red wolves were reintroduced to the wild in the 1980s.

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 However, the red wolf population has declined in recent years due to habitat loss, conflict with humans, and illegal killing.

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 The FWS's decision to release more red wolves into the wild is a positive step for the species, but more needs to be done to ensure their survival.

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