Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Critically Endangered Loba Needs Our Help
Critically engendered Mexican gray wolf M795 was born in the wild, but because federal agencies still don’t require livestock owners using public lands to take basic steps to prevent conflict, the elusive 11-year-old lost his freedom. He and his mate were blamed for livestock losses in October of 2013 so U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) put a removal order on both wolves and M795 was captured and brought to the Wolf Conservation Center to live out his remaining years.
Since 1998, the government has removed over 55 wolves from the wild. Most were trapped and 13 were shot by predator-control agents. Please consider taking action to prevent another lobo from losing her freedom.
Although M795's former mate, F1056, has avoided capture thus far, her days on the wild landscape are numbered. At last official count, there were only 75 Mexican gray wolves in the wild, making them the most endangered wolf in the world. Every single wild Mexican wolf is essential, so please join the Wolf Conservation Center and take action today by urging decision makers to let the loba remain in her rightful place in the wild. It's too late for M795, but F1056 has moved on with a new mate and hopefully long future where she belongs - in the wild.
Our friends from Mexican gray wolves makes it easy to help. They offer effective talking points and contact information here.