The trials, tribulations, and benefits of red wolf fostering

Fostering is important because it not only increases the wild population, but it also helps to keep the genetic diversity as high as possible. If you remember from a previous post, genetic diversity is a constant battle when managing the red wolf breeding program. There are many variables that have to fall neatly into place for a successful foster to occur. To start, red wolf field biologists must be able to follow the movements and actions of a wild, radio-collared female wolfRead more

Fostering red wolf pups

I posted about red wolf pups earlier in May and I mentioned that two red wolf pups were fostered to the wild. To read about it, click here,  or on the link below. more