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Watch a video created by Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund regarding their efforts to fight for Mexican gray wolves by clicking on the "More about this issue" link below!
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Sponsored by: Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund

The Mexican gray wolf, a distinct subspecies of the gray wolf, once roamed throughout Mexico and the Southwestern United States. Today the global population of these animals is tiny — roughly 75 individuals in the wild, and another 300 in captivity.

Unless the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) takes immediate and dramatic action, this magnificent animal could no longer exist in the wild.

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Mexican gray wolves have no time to waste. They need your utmost attention and dedication. They need you to overcome bureaucratic obstacles, ignore those whose entrenched opposition to wolf recovery will never be altered, and do what needs to be done to assure their recovery.

To move Mexican gray wolves back from the edge of extinction, and to assure that they recover in sufficient numbers to assume their vital role in the wild as apex predators, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service must:

1.) Release more wolves from captivity as a first step in a long- term, science-based genetic rescue plan;

2.) Complete the recovery plan, and promptly implement it;

3.) Move ahead as quickly as possible to establish at least two additional populations of Mexican gray wolves.

These ideas are not new. They have been called for in peer-reviewed articles, in the Service's own 3 and 5 year reviews of the status of the species, in the Service's own Conservation Assessment, and by recommendations of previous recovery teams. With each passing year they become more urgent, and more difficult as the effects of inbreeding accumulate and valuable animals age.

What the Service does now will determine whether it is possible for the Mexican gray wolf to recover at all. As one of the majority of Americans that support wolf recovery and the Endangered Species Act, I am asking you to do the right thing now.

Thank you.

Petition Signatures

Aug 30, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 30, 2014 Alan Ausel
Aug 29, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 29, 2014 jill biedka
Aug 29, 2014 Heather Farr
Aug 29, 2014 Karen Procter
Aug 29, 2014 Sarah Rose
Aug 29, 2014 Julie Routh
Aug 28, 2014 Jess Bell
Aug 28, 2014 Bojana Bohinjac
Aug 28, 2014 B.A. Stanton
Aug 28, 2014 Sabrina Renault
Aug 27, 2014 Diane Myers We must help protect the survival of these remarkable animals.
Aug 27, 2014 Amanda Vido
Aug 27, 2014 Kenzie Wolff
Aug 27, 2014 Arturo Villarreal II
Aug 27, 2014 Kristina Brough
Aug 27, 2014 Deanna Tankard
Aug 27, 2014 Sharon Stolt
Aug 27, 2014 Dianne Kurtz
Aug 27, 2014 Karen Scrivner
Aug 27, 2014 Lucia Baker
Aug 27, 2014 Glen Li
Aug 27, 2014 Marie Davis Save our wolves- They are here for a purpose- Mankind is not here for a purpose, mankind destroys!
Aug 27, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 27, 2014 Shawn Gordon
Aug 26, 2014 Rebekah Baldwin
Aug 26, 2014 terezie janulova
Aug 26, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 26, 2014 cherie trounce
Aug 26, 2014 Amy Evans
Aug 26, 2014 b clark
Aug 26, 2014 Helga S. Please take quick action to save those special but threatened animals! They belong to the country's treasure & should be protected above all.. Pls. don't fail. If they're gone forever, you cannot give them back to next generations...only show pictures..
Aug 26, 2014 Joyce Parker
Aug 26, 2014 jovita prinz
Aug 25, 2014 Preethi Pasupuletti
Aug 25, 2014 Kathleen Taylor
Aug 25, 2014 Charlene Kelley
Aug 25, 2014 Laura Tester
Aug 25, 2014 Carol L Piwowar
Aug 25, 2014 julie wylie save the wolves
Aug 25, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 25, 2014 Leila Sultan
Aug 25, 2014 Iris Funkler
Aug 24, 2014 Suzanne McClain
Aug 24, 2014 Kay Mac
Aug 24, 2014 Debbie Seiler
Aug 24, 2014 Kalinke ten Hulzen
Aug 24, 2014 (Name not displayed)

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