Mexican Wolf Pup Birth Boosts Species' Tiny Population

A rare Mexican wolf pup has earned the nickname Trumpet for the boisterous noises he makes. The critically endangered cub was born at the Wolf Conservation Center in New York on May 4. He joins a species with only 97 animals left in the wild. The Mexican gray wolf is one of the most endangered animals in North America. They actually went extinct in the wild in the 1980s but were reintroduced in the 1990s. Just last week, we told you about the birth of a red wolf, which is also a critically endangered population. — Read it at Discovery News


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