gray wolf


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a wolf with a brindled grey coat living in forested northern regions of North America

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The new information reveals that, among other findings, bay closure has no biological significance to a healthy gray wolf population at Voyageurs National Park.
Our goal is, and has always been, to see the gray wolf off the Endangered Species list and the wolf populations managed by the states," said Cat Lazaroff, communications director for Defenders of Wildlife, one of the conservation groups that brought the suit.
Under the new agreement, gray wolves will be delisted in those states that have established suitable protection plans (Idaho and Montana)--so limited hunting will be allowed there--while federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections will remain in place in the other states (Washington, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming) where gray wolf populations are still in jeopardy.
Photo: Bobby Smith, ranch manager for Wolves -N- Wildlife in Fillmore, shows Tatonka, a gray wolf, during an educational wildlife presentation at Van Nuys High School on Thursday.
Animals such as bear, cougar, deer, elk, and the endangered gray wolf also rely on the Clearwater's clear water and its surrounding forestland.
The three DPSs encompass the entire historic range of the gray wolf in the lower 48 states and Mexico, and correspond to the three areas of the country where there are wolf populations and ongoing recovery activities.
The Gray Wolf Ranch addiction treatment program for adolescent and young-adult males in Washington State has built strong ties to the surrounding community by emphasizing service projects for its clients.
In "The Gray Wolf's Ha'nt," another slave, Dan, becomes a gray wolf -- already an endangered species when the tale takes place -- who inhabits, and ultimately haunts, a wild remnant of uncleared old growth forest.
By traditional definition, a species does not interbreed with other species, yet the red wolf can breed and produce healthy offspring with both the gray wolf (Canis lupus) and the coyote (Canus latran).
In some Western states, it could be a gray wolf saying: "We're back
But Canis lupus, the gray wolf, survived that wrenching period unscathed--or so scientists thought.
is creating a unique online video game where players ages nine to adult learn about gray wolf behavior and ecology while engaged in an exciting, interactive game.
The Fish and Wildlife Service originally exterminated the gray wolf from the western United States on behalf of the livestock industry, and the Bush administration has led the agency back to its bad old days," he added.
Dear Earthtalk: is the gray wolf still endangered in the United States and how successful have reintoduction efforts been?
A longstanding curiosity has been the degree of genetic closeness between wolves in the eastern United States and Canada - the red wolf, Canis rufus, and the eastern Canadian wolf, Canis lycaon - and the larger gray wolf found in western North American, Canis lupus.