Endangered Species of N. Carolina

Jordyn Wood

The Red Wolf - Canis rufus

Where does the Red Wolf live?

The Red Wolf can be found only in the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge in North Carolina.

Why is the Red Wolf endangered?

The Red Wolf, once found all over the South Eastern US, is endangered because of predator control programs and habitat loss.

What is being done to protect the Red Wolf?

Scientists and biologists have been locating and capturing red wolves to protect as many as possible, as well as to try breed them to increase their overall population. They have released red wolves on protected grounds, as well, to stop people from hunting them.