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More Wolves, Less Politics

Lobos are the most genetically distinct lineage of wolves in the Western Hemisphere. They are also one of the most endangered mammals in North America. We still have a chance to save them.

More Wolves Less Politics

The Mexican gray wolf (Canis lupus baileyi)—the “lobo” of Southwestern lore—is the most genetically distinct lineage of wolves in the Western Hemisphere.

Mexican gray wolves once numbered in the thousands throughout the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, but now there is only a single Mexican gray wolf population that lives in the mountains of central Arizona and New Mexico. Only about one hundred lobos survive in the wild.

Why is the Mexican gray wolf population still so small? Find out in: What You Need To Know About The Mexican Gray Wolf.

And don't miss: The Lobo's Lament, the story of F1143, who would be known as ‘Rosa,’ and her pup 'Trumpet.'

Earthjustice has been working in court for years to help defend the Mexican gray wolf.

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