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Wolf release in Mexico spurs questions in US

[large thumbnail url=”wolf-release-in-mexico-spurs-questions-in-us” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”09″ day=”16″] [thumbnail icon url=”wolf-release-in-mexico-spurs-questions-in-us” filename=”news” year=”2011″ month=”09″ day=”16″] ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A plan by Mexican wildlife officials to reintroduce a rare species of gray wolf to its historic range in northern Mexico has prompted questions from wildlife managers and ranchers in the Southwest, where a similar, decade-long effort has been fraught with controversy.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and officials with the Arizona Department of Game and Fish recently learned of the plan by the Mexican government to release five captive-bred Mexican gray wolves at an undisclosed ranch in northeastern Sonora.

Mexican officials on Tuesday were still working on finding a suitable date for the release, said Laura Aguilar, a spokeswoman for the Mexican agency that oversees natural resources and the environment.

The plan was first proposed in 2009 but has faced delays…

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