Wolves http://wunc.org en Red Wolves Return To The Wild http://wunc.org/post/red-wolves-return-wild <p><font color="black" face="Tahoma" size="2"><span dir="ltr" style="font-size: 10pt;"><font face="Arial" size="1"><span style="font-size: 12px;">When most people think about wolves, they picture the large grey kind made famous in numerous movies. But its smaller cousin, the red wolf, faced extinction at one point. Preservation efforts managed to replenish the animal’s stock, and it now thrives in the wilds of North Carolina. Science writer <a href="http://www.delene.us/">DeLene Beeland</a> tells their story in her book, “<a href="http://www.uncpress.unc.edu/browse/book_detail?title_id=3245">The Secret World of Red Wolves: The Fight to Save North America's Other Wolf” (University of North Carolina Press/2013)</a>. Host Frank Stasio talks with Beeland in the studio</span></font></span></font> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 14:41:33 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 17921 at http://wunc.org Red Wolves Return To The Wild Numbers Of Red Wolf Pups Dwindling In North Carolina http://wunc.org/post/numbers-red-wolf-pups-dwindling-north-carolina <p>Wildlife researchers have noticed a slight drop in the number of pups being born to the state's native red wolf population.&nbsp; According to the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, 34 wolf pups in seven litters were found in eastern North Carolina habitats.&nbsp; That's down by an average of seven pups over the last three years.&nbsp;<br> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 13:03:22 +0000 Gurnal Scott 17028 at http://wunc.org Numbers Of Red Wolf Pups Dwindling In North Carolina