Environmentalists Challenge Wolf Recovery Plan

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TUCSON, Ariz. (CN) – A coalition of environmentalists claim in court that a recovery plan for the endangered Mexican gray wolf ignores the best available science on the subspecies, setting a course toward extinction for the southern-most North American wolf.

The Tuesday lawsuits – one from the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, Endangered Wolf Center, Wolf Conservation Center and former U.S. Fish and Wildlife biologist David Parsons; and one from WildEarth Guardians and the Western Watersheds Project – challenge a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plan issued in November 2017.<<<Read More>>>