U.s. Plans To Drop Gray Wolves From Endangered List

The planned ruling would eliminate protection for the top predators, but scientists and conservationists say the proposal is flawed.Federal authorities intend to remove endangered species protections for all gray wolves in the Lower 48 states, carving out an a exception for a small pocket of about 75 Mexican wolves in the wild in Arizona and New Mexico, according to a draft document obtained by The Times.

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  • Endangered Species Act of 1973
    The Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA or "The Act"; 16 U.S.C. § 1531 et seq.) is the primary law in the United States for protecting imperiled species.Designed to protect critically imperiled species from extinction as a "consequence of economic growth and development untempered by adequate concern and conservation", the ESA was signed into law by President Richard Nixon on December 28, 1973.
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  • Wolf Conservation Center
    The environment needs wolves. Wolves are worth saving. HELP SAVE THE WOLVES Please note: The Wolf Conservation Center is only open to registered guests during scheduled programs. Please refer to our Program Calendar for a list of upcoming events. Per CDC guidelines, any unvaccinated individuals are recommended to wear a face covering while outdoors at
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  • Canis lupus | U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
    Gray wolves (Canis lupus) are the largest wild members of Canidae, or dog family, with adults ranging in weight from 18 to 80 kilograms (40 to 175 pounds), depending on sex and geographic locale.Gray wolves have a circumpolar range including North America, Europe, and Asia. The wide range of habitats in which wolves can thrive reflects their adaptability as a species and includes temperate ...
    06/19/2022 - 3:34 am | View Website
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