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Federal proposal seeks to expand Mexican gray wolf recovery zone




A team of volunteers works with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to take vital signs on a captive female Mexican gray wolf at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico.
A team of volunteers works with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to take vital signs on a captive female Mexican gray wolf at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico.
Mónica Ortiz Uribe

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In the southwest, the endangered Mexican gray wolf is not thriving as well as its cousins to the north. To help boost their population, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to substantially expand the area where they can release new wolves into the wild. Mónica Ortiz Uribe from the Fronteras Desk reports some people who live in wolf country are strongly opposed.