Red Wolf Coalition

A red wolf stares directly into the camera. It has erect ears, has a long snout, black nose, and its fur is brown, red, white and gray. Photo by US Fish and Wildlife Service

US Fish and Wildlife reaches settlement with animal welfare groups over protection of endangered red wolf

BY: - August 10, 2023

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reached a settlement agreement with three animal welfare organizations that requires the agency to diligently work to ensure the survival of the endangered red wolf. The plaintiffs were the Red Wolf Coalition, based in Tyrrell County, Defenders of Wildlife, and the Animal Welfare Institute. They were represented by […]

Eight red wolves released into the wild in eastern North Carolina in hopes of keeping the species from going extinct

BY: - May 17, 2021

They’ve waited their whole lives for this moment. Four adult red wolves were released into a wildlife refuge in eastern North Carolina, and four red wolf pups were fostered to a female in hopes of rebuilding the world’s only wild population of the endangered species. Before the release, there were seven red wolves living in […]

Federal judge orders people to stop killing red wolves

BY: - September 29, 2016

The last surviving red wolves in the world have received a reprieve. Today U.S. District Judge Terrence Boyle issued a preliminary injunction ordering the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to stop allowing endangered red wolves to be killed in eastern North Carolina. This prohibition includes private landowners who have been issued “take permits” to kill the wolves. “This is […]