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Wolves
Wolf History, Conservation, Ecology and Behavior
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Action Alerts
REWARD!
For information leading to the conviction of the person or persons responsible for the illegal killing of Mexican gray wolves in New Mexico & Arizona since March 2003.
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for the shooting deaths of Mexican gray wolves. An additional $10,000 is being offered by the Center for Biological Diversity and Defenders of Wildlife ($5,000 each). Individuals with information they believe may be helpful are urged to call one of the following agencies: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service special agents in Mesa, AZ at (480) 967-7900, Pinetop, AZ at (928) 367-5689, or Albuquerque, NM at (505) 346-7828; the White Mountain Apache Tribe at (928) 338-1023 or (928) 338-4385; Arizona Game and Fish Department Operation Game Thief at 1-800-352-0700; or New Mexico Department of Game and Fish Operation Game Thief at 1-800-432-4263. Killing a Mexican gray wolf is a violation of the federal Endangered Species Act and can invoke criminal penalties of up to $25,000 and or six (6) months in jail or a civil penalty of up to $25,000.
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See News Clippings of 1.7.04 & 9.26.03 for more details.
UPDATE!
(1.11.04)
To stop the tide of lawless wolf killings in Arizona and New Mexico, Defenders of Wildlife, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and a coalition of conservation and civic groups are announcing a significant increase in the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of wolf killers. The current $20,000 reward is being increased up to $45,000 for information leading to the conviction of the individual(s) responsible for the shooting deaths of Mexican gray wolves.

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Where Wolves Rescue, a sanctuary for hybrids, urgently needs your donations to care for their animals. Donations can be sent to WWR, 30040 N. 167th Ave., Surprise, AZ 85387-6228, or can be made tax-deductible if sent to Hayes Hideaway, PO Box 1615, Snowflake, AZ 85937-1615 or In Defense of Animals, 131 Camino Alto Suite E, Mill Valley CA 94941. In the latter two cases, earmark your donation "WWR".
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The Red Wolf Coalition is depending on your help to rebuild the Sandy Ridge facility and to continue work on the Red Wolf Center following the devastation caused by Hurricane Isabel.
Your contributions are greatly needed. Please send your specially-marked Isabel donation to the Red Wolf Coalition, PO Box 2318, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948. Any amount will help. All proceeds will go directly to the two captive facilities.

presents
CARNIVORES 2004:
EXPANDING PARTNERSHIPS IN CARNIVORE CONSERVATION
November 14-17, 2004
Santa Fe, NM