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Endangered Mexican wolf escapes at Colorado wildlife center


November 22, 2018

DENVER (AP) — An endangered Mexican wolf escaped from a Colorado wildlife center where it had been taken to breed with other captive wolves, authorities said Wednesday.

The year-old, captive-born male got out of an enclosure at the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center in the town of Divide, 55 miles (90 kilometers) south of Denver.

It escaped Nov. 11, the same day it arrived in Colorado with two other wolves, all from the California Wolf Center.

Trappers from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Agriculture Department have set out multiple traps in hopes of recapturing it.

The wol...

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