WATCH: Texas Gulf Coast Canines Carry Red Wolf Genes

Wild canines along the Texas Gulf Coast including Galveston, carry red wolf genes, - a good amount! Researchers say this is very surprising discovery because the particular animal has been declared extinct for nearly 40 years ago.

This new research has given wildlife biologists and other researchers realize the resilience of the red wolf DNA. This, after decades of  being hunted, loss of habitat and more factors leading to the near decimation of this wild and considerably mysterious animal.

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