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The Wild World of Wolves
Wolf Populations
North America-Gray Wolf (and Red Wolf, North Carolina)
Arizona/New Mexico
Idaho
Isle Royale
Michigan
Minnesota
Montana
North Carolina
(red wolf)
Wisconsin
Yellowstone
1970
18
750
1970
1975
41
1,000
1975
1980
50
1,200
25
1980
1985
22
1,400
14
15
1985
1990
15
1,500
48
34
1990
1995
15
16
80
2,000
70
55
83
14
1995
1996
30
22
116
2,200
82
99
43
1996
1997
68
24
112
2,300
75
148
54
1997
1998
11
75
24
140
2,450
75
75
178
80
1998
1999
6
122
25
174
2,500
65
205
116
1999
2000
21
141
29
216
2,600
63
248
118
2000
2001
32
185
19
249
2,600
107
75
251
140
2001
2002
19
261
17
280
2,600
84
100
320
218
2002


International-1999*
1995
1999
Albania
?
250
Belarus
?
2,000
Bosnia/
Herzegovina

<400

800
Bangladesh
?
10
Bulgaria
?
800
Canada
55,000
62,000
Croatia
35
75
Czech Rep.
20
Estonia
?
500
Finland
?
150
France
10
35
Germany
10
<10
Greece
?
200
Greenland
75
50
Hungary
?
50
India
?
1,500
Israel
<150
<150
Italy
400
450
Latvia
?
900
Lithuania
?
600
Macedonia
350
1,000
Mongolia
20,000
25,000
Norway
?
5-10
PRC (China)
4,000
6,000
Poland
850
1,000
Portugal
250
250
Romania
2,500
2,500
Russia
28,000
30,000
Saudi Arabia
600
600
Slovakia
350
350
Slovenia
20
50
Spain
?
2,000
Sweden
?
50
Switzerland
?
5
Ukraine
?
2,500
Yugoslav Fed.
?
<500
Abyssinian wolf; Ethiopia: 550 (1999)
* figures from 1999 World Wolf Status Report,
  Bill Route & Linda Aylsworth