Mexican wolves

Record number of Mexican gray wolves found dead in 2018

Five wolves were found dead in New Mexico in November, bringing the total for the year to 17. That marks the most wolves killed in any single year since the reintroduction effort began in 1998, and it’s one of the deadliest months in the program’s history. Fuels concerns about the decades-long effort to return the endangered predator to the southwestern U.S.

Report: 2 Mexican wolves found dead in Arizona

A subspecies of the gray wolf, Mexican wolves nearly disappeared in the 1970s. The federal government added them to the endangered species list in 1976. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service photo)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Federal wildlife managers are investigating the deaths of two endangered Mexican gray wolves. The animals were found dead in Arizona in February. Authorities did not release any…