Red Wolf Comeback in N.C. Helps Other Animals Thrive

Red Wolf Comeback in N.C. Helps Other Animals Thrive

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grey wolf howlsGood news for a wolf is good news for a turkey. At least it is in Eastern North Carolina, where red wolves are making a comeback and helping other animal species along the way.

Wolves’ role in helping ground-nesting birds, like the quail is well known. Raccoons eat the birds’ eggs, and red wolves prey on raccoons. More wolves mean fewer raccoons and more quail and turkey.

(READ the story in Charlotte Observer)

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