One of a pair of red wolves lies in a 50ft. x 50ft. fenced enclosure in the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. Some of the rarest animals on earth roam 1.7 million acres of bug-infested wilderness at NC's Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. And despite the red wolves' nearly 25 years there, people who shoot and poison them are still the pack's biggest enemies.
One of a pair of red wolves lies in a 50ft. x 50ft. fenced enclosure in the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. Some of the rarest animals on earth roam 1.7 million acres of bug-infested wilderness at NC's Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. And despite the red wolves' nearly 25 years there, people who shoot and poison them are still the pack's biggest enemies. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
One of a pair of red wolves lies in a 50ft. x 50ft. fenced enclosure in the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. Some of the rarest animals on earth roam 1.7 million acres of bug-infested wilderness at NC's Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. And despite the red wolves' nearly 25 years there, people who shoot and poison them are still the pack's biggest enemies. John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

Feds want to shrink the range of endangered red wolves in N.C.

September 12, 2016 03:04 PM

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