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Bigger wolf habitat sought in Arizona, New Mexico

July 26, 2014 • State News

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Federal officials want to expand Mexican gray wolves’ potential habitat beyond its current small range along the New Mexico-Arizona border.

The habitat needs to be expanded and the program’s rules changed to manage the experimental wolf population in areas worked by ranchers and others and to grow the wolf population while widening its distribution and genetic variation, the Fish and Wildlife Service said.

The agency on Thursday released suggested revisions to a June 2013 proposal, now proposing to extend the territory for releasing and relocating wolves deep Login to read more

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