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New Mexico Zoo Cares For Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves

Albuquerque’s zoo is celebrating the survival of one of three Mexican gray wolf pups born at the facility this year.

ABQ BioPark officials say the pup has grown over recent months and is becoming more curious and confident.

The births in May marked the first time in nearly 15 years that the BioPark welcomed Mexican wolf pups.

The rarest subspecies of gray wolf in North America, Mexican wolves have struggled to gain ground since first being released in 1998 as part of an effort to return the animals to their historic range in the American Southwest—including Arizona and New Mexico.

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