Extinction Crisis

Trump Administration Strips Protections from Gray Wolves

New rule removes the gray wolf from the Endangered Species Act, halting wolf recovery 

Today the Trump administration finalized a rule removing protections for all gray wolves in the lower-48 states except for a small population of Mexican gray wolves in Arizona and New Mexico. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service made its decision despite the fact that wolves are still functionally extinct in the vast majority of their former range across the continental U.S.

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