Vaccine hope for endangered wolf

Scientists battle to save the world’s rarest wolf from rabies by creating ‘barrier’ of vaccinated wolf packs.

Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis) 2008 IUCN Red List Status: Endangered Photo: Nick Jacobsen

A  dedicated team of conservationists are hard at work in the remote Bale Mountains of southern Ethiopia in a race to conserve less than 500 remaining Ethiopian Wolves. The species Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis), is classified as Endangered on The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. The intervention against this deadly disease is endorsed by the IUCN SSC Canid Specialist Group and the IUCN SSC Wildlife Health Specialist Group.


Work area: 
Red List
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