California Wolf Preserve

LOST LOBOS: LOCAL WOLF EXPERTS VOICE DISMAY OVER KILLING OF 3 RARE MEXICAN WOLVES

 

 

ONLY 40 REMAIN IN THE WILD; MOST ENDANGERED ANIMALS IN NORTH AMERICA

 

"There were pups. Now it will be a challenge for them to survive."--Patrick Valentino, California Wolf Preserve in Julian

 

July 21, 2010 (Julian) -- “It’s depressing—very bad news,” Patrick Valentino at the California Wolf Center in Julian said upon learning that two endangered Mexican grey wolves had been found shot in Arizona. Eva Sargent at Defenders of Wildlife in Tucson told East County Magazine that a third Mexican wolf, or lobo, has been found dead in New Mexico under suspicious causes.  A fourth wolf is missing.


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CALL OF THE WILD: WOLF CENTER IN JULIAN HELPS REINTRODUCE RARE BREED

 

By Miriam Raftery

February 21, 2010 (Julian) – “Mexican gray wolves are the rarest land animals in North America. They are highly endangered—there are only 52 in the wild,” said Erin Hunt, general manager of the California Wolf Center in Julian, which is open to the public, researchers, photographers, education and youth groups. “This is a binational effort," she added,  "because once, the only population left was in captivity.”


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