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Mexican Wolf Captured in Chiricahua Area of Arizona

posted May 18, 2017, 7:54 AM by chloe owens

3/30/17, by Elizabeth Walton, Tucson News Now

Mexican wolf captured in Chiricahua area of Arizona

Crews with the Interagency Field Team (IFT) captured a female Mexican Gray Wolf on private ranch land in southeastern Arizona, according to a recent Arizona Game and Fish Department (AGFD) release. The female wolf is part of the ongoing reintroduction effort, she was relocated to the Sevilleta Wolf Management Facility in New Mexico where it is reported she is in good health. This female was born in 2016, as part of a captive breeding program in Cananea, Mexico and was released in October 2016 in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico some 90 miles from the international border, according to the release.