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Hurricane Florence Headed Toward Only Home for Wild Red Wolves

HUrricane_square_red_wolf_logo_smAlong North Carolina’s coast, officials have issued a mandatory evacuation, including in Dare County – the home for the last wild red wolves. Fewer than 30 wolves remain.

While we send positive thoughts to all the people, pets and red wolves in the path of the hurricane, we’re thinking of all the wildlife and wondering what happens to wildlife during a hurricane?

History tells us some species thrive. Any animal on the brink of extinction, however, can go over that brink when a hurricane strikes.

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