Pup fostering gives genetic boost to wild Mexican wolves

U.S. 06/18/19, 17:47

It's a carefully planned mission that involves coordination across state lines — from Mexican gray wolf dens hidden deep in the woods of New Mexico and Arizona to breeding facilities at zoos and special conservation centers around the U.S.It's also ...

Endangered Mexican wolves blamed for more livestock deaths

U.S. 05/27/19, 15:47

It's shaping up to be a deadly year for livestock in the American Southwest as the number of cows and calves killed by Mexican gray wolves has skyrocketed, aggravating an already tenuous relationship between U.S. wildlife managers, environmentalists and rural ...

Isle Royale moose population surges during wolf decline

U.S. 04/30/19, 10:00

Moose are thriving at Isle Royale National Park, but the trees on which they feast are paying a heavy price, scientists reported Tuesday.An estimated 2,060 of the lumbering beasts roam the island wilderness, according to a report by Michigan Technological ...

Endangered wolf pups born in captivity join dens in the wild

U.S. 04/25/19, 13:41

Missouri wildlife officials have placed six Mexican wolf pups born in captivity near St. Louis with two packs in the wild, in a new effort to repopulate the critically endangered species.Three members of the Endangered Wolf Center in Eureka, Missouri, ...

Survey: More Mexican gray wolves roaming southwestern US

U.S. 04/08/19, 13:58

More Mexican gray wolves are roaming the American Southwest now than at any time since federal biologists began reintroducing the predators more than two decades ago, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Monday.Agency officials declared progress for the endangered ...

Washington wolf census finds more packs, breeding pairs

U.S. 04/04/19, 14:26

The number of gray wolves in Washington state kept growing last year and for the first time the state documented a pack living west of the Cascade Range, wildlife officials said Thursday.The state has a minimum of 126 wolves in ...

Hungry wolves may get new home at Isle Royale National Park

U.S. 03/21/19, 18:26

A U.S.-Canadian team prepared Thursday for another mission to relocate gray wolves to Isle Royale National Park in Michigan from a second Lake Superior island, where the predators are in danger of starvation after gobbling up a caribou herd.The targeted ...

Update: Wolves resilient, but proposal tests expansion

U.S. 03/14/19, 16:18

The Latest on the proposed removal of federal protections for wolves (all times local):3:15 p.m.A proposal to strip gray wolves of federal protections could curtail their rapid expansion across vast swaths of the U.S., yet the predators already are proving ...

US moves to lift remaining gray wolf protections

U.S. 03/14/19, 07:49

Gray wolves in the U.S. would be stripped of federal protection and subjected to hunting and trapping in more states under a proposal released Thursday that declares the predators recovered following a decades-long restoration effort.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ...

Update: US official says wolf population has recovered

U.S. 03/06/19, 13:08

The Latest on plans to lift endangered species protections for gray wolves in the Lower 48 states (all times local):11 a.m.Acting U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt says the nation's population of gray wolves has fully recovered across the Lower 48 ...

NewsBreak: US plans to lift protections for gray wolves

U.S. 03/06/19, 11:39

U.S. wildlife officials plan to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, a move certain to re-ignite the legal battle over a predator that's rebounding in some regions and running into conflicts with farmers and ranchers, an ...

Update: Judge upholds California gray wolf protection

U.S. 01/28/19, 22:57

The Latest on a judge upholding California protection for gray wolves (all times local):8 p.m.A California farming group says it will work with the state to reduce the impact of wolves on livestock after a judge upheld their protection.The judge ...

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