Red Wolf

Zoo Knoxville’s red wolf population consists of two mated pairs and their offspring. Zoo Knoxville currently houses 4% of the entire population of red wolves on the planet. Located in a heavily wooded habitat on the zoo’s West end, our red wolves demonstrate their phenomenal camouflage. How many wolves can you find in the habitat?

Did You Know?

Forest, Swamps, Plains
15 Years, in captivity
Critically Endangered Declining Population
50-85lbs on average


Southeastern United States

Populations were decimated due to predator-control programs. For more information, visit XXXXX and learn more about how you can help save red wolves from extinction.

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Unveiling of Sculpture in Honor of Red Wolves

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