The Arizona Game and Fish Department this month will begin its annual count of Mexican gray wolves. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the agency anticipates a growth in the population of the endangered animals.
Officials with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have confirmed that the animal spotted near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon is a gray wolf. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it’s the first of its kind to be seen in the area in more than 70 years.
A coalition of advocacy groups is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its Mexican gray wolf reintroduction program in the Southwest. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the suit claims the federal agency has not enacted a plan that fulfills requirements made by federal law.
Last month, two members of a federally protected population of Mexican gray wolves were found dead in New Mexico. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, that makes three confirmed deaths of the endangered species in the last two months.
This is purportedly the animal officials are searching in Flagstaff near Lake Mary Road. Here it's pictured after its initial capture last week by animal control officers. The animal later escaped from a county facility. Several photos and videos have popped up on social media sites of the animal.
Officials are attempting to capture an unidentified wolf-like animal that’s been seen in neighborhoods south of Flagstaff. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, it’s the second report of a possible wolf in northern Arizona in as many weeks.
Last month, an endangered Mexican gray wolf was found dead in eastern Arizona. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the animal was part of the Blue Range Recovery Area that spans more than 4 million acres in the Southwest.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's proposed revisions would prevent Mexican gray wolves from spreading north of Interstate-40 in Arizona and New Mexico. The endangered species was reintroduced by the federal agency in 1998.
Tuesday is the final day to comment on several revisions to the federal Mexican gray wolf reintroduction program. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the changes would keep the endangered animals out of much of northern Arizona.
Foster parents help a lot of kids from difficult backgrounds in getting a better start in life. Now they’re also helping a rare species that’s been struggling to gain a foothold in the Southwestern wilds.
Wildlife managers are investigating the death of an endangered Mexican grey wolf in the White Mountains. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the announcement comes soon after unsuccessful moves in the state to halt the reintroduction of the animals in the Southwest.
State lawmakers moved on two fronts Wednesday to let ranchers shoot the Mexican gray wolves being reintroduced to the Southwest despite their listing under federal law as endangered. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.