Carolina Red Wolf

An endangered Species

Different Names

Common Name- Red Wolf

Scientific Name-Canis rufus

Where do they Live?

As of the last 20 years, they are known to inhabit Hyde, Dare, and Washington Counties in NC, so in coastal biomes that have plenty of wooded areas

Where did they go? And Why?

The Red Wolf is endangered due to predator hunting and loss of habitat. In the 1980's it was declared extinct in the wild, and now efforts are being made to restore the population with breeding and federal and private intrests