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Red Wolf Wars

I mourn the loss of things my children and I will never see, whether it's the mass migration of passenger pigeons or the white blossoms of the American chestnut covering the mountains. Among these wounds, there is a lot of hope, a hope…

New hope for the red wolf?

ShowMe and Imani were ready to be pioneers. They cooperated with other members of their pack, ate prey that had been struck by cars, and stayed away from people, all useful characteristics for surviving in the wild. In late April, the…

Red wolf DNA found in Texas pack

DALLAS - Researchers say a pack of wild canids found frolicking near Texas Gulf Coast beaches carries a substantial amount of red wolf genes, a startling finding as the animal was declared extinct at the wild almost 40 years ago.The…