Population Statistics [No wolves, established packs.]
Legal Status; State Threatened Species and classifed as Federally Endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through the entire Sate of Illinois. Federally Endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service south of Interstate 80.
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