Red wolves to return
AWENDAW, S.C. -- No red wolves haunt Cape Romain today. The animal that became the emblem of this place canít be found as federal managers celebrate the 25th anniversary of its re-introduction to the wild.
Thatís about to change, again. The iconic wolf is coming back home.
Two 4-year-old sisters now at Salisbury Zoological Park in Maryland will be moved to a public viewing pen at the Sewee Visitor Center in Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge by November, and maybe as soon as October. They will replace older wolves that were moved out so the pens could be repaired.
They could be followed by a breeding pair as early as next year.
Meanwhile, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is again studying the bigger question -- whether to restore more of the native species to the wild here.
Despite previous setbacks, thereís a guarded optimism this time.
Read more in tomorrowís editions of The Post and Courier.