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  1. Red Wolf By: Whitney Williams

  2. Classification and Description • Canis Rufus • Mammal • Not just red; 26 inches tall , four feet long; 40-80 lbs. • Black and gray when born

  3. Biome • Southeastern United States • Mountains , forest , coastal prairies , coastal islands • Does not migrate • Travels for food

  4. Life Cycle • 2-8 pups; pups blind • Carnivore • Makes own pack; two years • 8-9 years

  5. Adaptations • Incisors • 40 miles • Nocturnal • Mark territory

  6. Reasons for Endangered Status • Farmers, hunters • Deforestation • Protect live stock • Males steal females food

  7. Conservation • 40-175 • Put chips in them • Breed with coyotes • Talk locale congress donate money

  8. Fun Facts • No natural predators • Black wolf born to red wolf • Wash like kittens • Share bond for life

  9. Resources • Galan , Mark. There’s still Time. • Horton , Casey. Endangered Wolves. • Sherrow , Victoria . Endangered mammals of North America. • www. Duckster.com/animals/red- wolf.php.org