Mexican Gray Wolf pups

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP

A record number of captive-born endangered Mexican gray wolf pups have been placed in wild dens this year. It’s a process known as cross-fostering and is designed to increase genetic diversity in the struggling species. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


NAGEL PHOTOGRAPHY/SHUTTERSTOCK

The number of endangered Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest grew last year by 14%.

Arizona Game and Fish Department

A record number of captive-born wolf pups has been placed into the wild as part of an effort by federal and state wildlife managers to boost the genetic diversity among Mexican gray wolves in the Southwestern U.S.

New Mexico Zoo Cares For Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves

Dec 13, 2019
mexicanwolves.org

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