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Art exhibit benefits the red wolf

Red wolf. USFWS photo Red wolf. USFWS photo

An art exhibit featuring works inspired by the American red wolf is on display at Buckner Gallery in Waynesville through Oct. 9. 

The red wolf, once found throughout the entire Southeastern U.S., is currently on the brink of extinction with fewer than 15 of these critically endangered creatures left in the wild, all located in Eastern North Carolina. 

The art exhibit is organized by Defenders of Wildlife. All pieces displayed are for sale, with at least 45 percent of proceeds benefiting the Defenders of Wildlife red wolf fund. The gallery is located at 20 Galloway Street in Waynesville.

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