Predicting Red Wolf Release Success in the Southeastern United States

Authors: Frank T. van Manen, Barron A. Crawford, and Joseph D. Clark

From the Journal of Wildlife Management

The models indicated that success was associated with human influences on the landscape and the level of wolf habituation to humans prior to release. We applied the models to 31 prospective areas for wolf repatriation and calculated an index of release success for each area.

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