Arizona Wolf Population Growing, Government Insists on Introducing More Fake Wolves

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Wolf Education International position of the perpetuation of wolf hybrids:

It is the position of the majority members of Wolf Education International that the breeding, perpetuation and protection of hybrid, and/or canine mixtures, in the wild and under the claim of sustaining a wolf species or subspecies, is wrong scientifically as well as poses a direct threat to public safety, health, and private property. WEI supports sustaining real wolves in wild places, where they are acceptable to those communities asked to live with them not in settled landscapes where conflicts with the full range of human presence, human activities, and the costs of managing wolves and their impacts are not acceptable and sensibly judged to be prohibitive. 

The number of Mexican gray wolves in the wild jumped to 113, a healthy increase from the 97 wolves counted in 2015, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reported last week.

The number of wolves in the wild had stagnated in the past two years, due to a large number of wolves killed mostly shot illegally. A worrisome 10 percent of the wolves in the wild were killed in 2016. That includes two wolves who died when biologists attempted to capture them.

The rise in wolf numbers came in the midst of the ongoing debate about whether to expand the territory in which the wolves roam and breed — and new rules on where the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service can release additional, captive-reared or relocated wolves.<<<Read More>>>