The Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team (IFT) has completed its annual year-end population survey, documenting a minimum of 109 Mexican wolves in the wild in Arizona and New Mexico at the end of 2014. At the end of 2013, 83 wild wolves were counted. This is the fourth consecutive year with at least a 10 percent increase in the known population – a 31 percent increase in 2014.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2015a. 2014 Mexican Wolf Population Survey Complete - Population Exceeds 100. Available at: http://www.fws.gov/southwest/es/mexicanwolf/pdf/fNR_Mexican_Wolf_winter_... _Feb13-2015.pdf. Accessed February 20, 2015.