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Arizona Game and Fish Votes to Increase Mexican Gray Wolf ‘Cross-Fostering’

posted Sep 5, 2015, 4:41 PM by chloe owens

8/13/15, by Ryan Heinsius, KNAU Arizona Public Radio

Arizona Game and Fish Votes to Increase Mexican Gray Wolf ‘Cross-Fostering’

State wildlife officials have voted to increase the practice of “cross-fostering” Mexican gray wolves.  That’s the substitution of captive-raised pups for wild ones in hopes of increasing genetic diversity…Biologists say inbreeding is a major threat to the endangered population in Arizona and New Mexico

http://knau.org/post/arizona-game-and-fish-votes-increase-mexican-gray-wolf-cross-fostering#stream/0

 

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