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A future for red wolves may be found on Galveston Island
December 11, 2018
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Red wolves, once nearly extinct, again teeter on the abyss. New research finds red wolf ancestry in Texas -- providing opportunities for additional conservation action and difficult policy challenges. Michigan Tech University researcher Kristin Brzeski and others have identified red wolf "ghost alleles" in canid population on Galveston Island. Full Story
Michigan Technological University
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