For the Love of Lobos…

Date: 2015-10-06 05:30
From: “Jamie Rappaport Clark,
Defenders of Wildlife”
<defenders@mail.defenders.org>

Take Action

Dear pbnb reader,

The future of critically endangered Mexican gray wolves, or lobos, is being sabotaged by politicians, and these animals are running out of time.

We need your immediate help to break the deadlock.

At issue is the urgent need to release more wolves into suitable habitat in New Mexico. But New Mexico’s governor is attempting to block the move, largely out of disdain for the federal government.

The Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, has the authority to override the governor and approve the release of lobos.

Tell Secretary Jewell to issue a go-ahead order to release more lobos into the New Mexico wildlands.

http://action.defenders.org/site/R?i=utZvNr5W06_BoRXxO1Rhpw

The lobo literally can’t survive these pointless delays. Fewer than 130 of these unique wolves, once an icon of the American Southwest, survive in the entire world. Their recovery has been hamstrung by political maneuvering and by hesitation on the part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to do its job in the face of state objections.

The release of additional animals is a critical step toward increasing the genetic diversity and overall health of wild lobo packs. Without urgent action, the world’s most endangered gray wolf subspecies could become extinct in the wild in a matter of years.

Please take action today!

http://action.defenders.org/site/R?i=jIHOLvPxO27F67s0nZRM7w

Thanks for all you do for our imperiled wildlife.

Sincerely,

Jamie Rappaport Clark
President, Defenders of Wildlife

Defenders of Wildlife leads the pack when it comes to protecting wild animals and plants in their natural communities
http://action.defenders.org/site/R?i=3PgDEeFzHV10U53uBDhVBg

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