Wolf Canyon Now Open at San Francisco Zoo & Gardens

San Francisco Zoo & Gardens has opened a new exhibit for three Mexican gray wolf brothers.

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Mexican gray wolves are the most endangered wolf subspecies. (June 8, 2016)
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The names of the three wolves that were announced Wednesday's ceremony- Prince, David Bowie and Jerry Garcia. (June 8, 2016)
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Wolf Canyon designed a natural environment like dirt mounds, water features, trees and plants and a heat rock for the Mexican gray wolves. (June 8, 2016)
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“Wolf Canyon isn’t just an exquisite exhibit, it’s an opportunity for San Francisco Zoo & Gardens to participate in the conservation of a species,” said Tanya M. Peterson, President of San Francisco Zoo & Gardens. (June 8, 2016)
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In 1976 there were only five remaining Mexican gray wolves in the wild, but thanks to a concerted conservation effort, the population has grown to about 200 hundred in captivity and 100 in the wild. (June 8, 2016)
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