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Could Arizona’s North Rim be the best chance for Lobo reintroduction?

[large thumbnail url=”could-arizonas-north-rim-be-the-best-chance-for-lobo-reintroduction” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”08″] [thumbnail icon url=”could-arizonas-north-rim-be-the-best-chance-for-lobo-reintroduction” filename=”news” year=”2010″ month=”03″ day=”08″] Eric Betz, writing for the Arizona Daily Sun, explores the possibility of reintroducing the Mexican gray wolves into the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.

North Rim wolf revival?
Eric Betz  – Saturday, March 6, 2010

The last, best place to release wolves in the United States might be right in our own back yards.

The Flagstaff-based Grand Canyon Wolf Recovery Project wants to allow the beleaguered Mexican gray wolf to migrate northward and establish packs on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.

Wilderness advocates contend the wolves are struggling, in part, because they are bottled up in the Blue Range Recovery Area on the Arizona-New Mexico border.

“We are expecting the Mexican wolves to recognize an invisible line on a map and live by our rules, rather than be the wild animals that they are, just struggling to survive,” said the group’s education and outreach coordinator, Emily Nelson…

Read the entire article: North Rim wolf revival?

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