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Regina Mossotti, Chris Lesher Talk Saving American Red Wolves

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Endangered Wolf Center

Over the past couple of editions of A-State Connections, you have been learning from students with Red Wolves for Red Wolves that have been working with Arkansas State, and other local, state, and national partners to save the American Red Wolf.  Today, we talk to two experts in the field.  Regina Mossotti is the Director of Animal Care and Conservation at the Endangered Wolf Center in St. Louis Missouri. Chris Lesher is an animal management supervisor at the North Carolina Zoo.  He also coordinated a conference that was held in Arkansas that brought experts from around the country to talk about how to save the American Red Wolf.  Mossotti talks about annual Species Survival Plans that happen across the country.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

Johnathan Reaves is the News Director for KASU Public Radio. As part of an Air Force Family, he moved to Arkansas from Minot, North Dakota in 1986. He was first bitten by the radio bug after he graduated from Gosnell High School in 1992. While working on his undergraduate degree, he worked at KOSE, a small 1,000 watt AM commercial station in Osceola, Arkansas. Upon graduation from Arkansas State University in 1996 with a degree in Radio-Television Broadcast News, he decided that he wanted to stay in radio news. He moved to Stuttgart, Arkansas and worked for East Arkansas Broadcasters as news director and was there for 16 years.