Endangered Mexican Gray Wolves Have Limited Ranges in Pockets of Northern Mexico.
When: October 19-21
Where: Mexican Wolf Exhibit at the Zoo.
Find out the crucial role these animals used to play in New Mexico's ecosystem and get hands-on with wolf biofacts.
Since the 1990s, there have been reintroduction efforts of the Mexican gray wolf in the American Southwest. Also known as the Lobo, the Mexican gray wolf was wiped out in New Mexico in the 1920s.
Mexican gray wolves, a subspecies of the gray wolf, eat small game, deer and elk. Their lifespan varies from 10 to 14 years.
Highly social and intelligent, wolves live in structured packs. They hunt and rear their young cooperatively.