Gray Wolf Range - Then, Now; and How Soon?


Map courtesy: Sightline Institute
For more information:
  • An interactive map showing changes in Mexican Gray Wolf distribution from 1915 through 2009, from MexicanWolves. org.
  • Almost a year ago, I posted some information on a young wolf's death in northern Colorado, in the San Juan Almanac.
Map of the current range of gray wolves in the lower 48 states.
 Revised July 2009

Courtesy: U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service

How Soon?
  • February 11, 2010 - Anti-wolf plan passes both legislative houses in Utah; for more background and a reported pack sighting, see Ogden Standard-Examiner.
  • February 16, 2010 - U. S. population of Mexican Gray Wolf drops 20%, and a plan to release wolves in northern Mexico
  • February 8, 2010 - Report of possible wolf pack residency in Colorado.

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