According to zoo staff, the pair are expected to breed through the European Endangered Species Programme.
Once abundant in population, North American and Eurasian wolverines – the two known sub-species – are facing conservation concerns due to persecution, deforestation and other human developments. The wild European population was recently estimated at approximately 2,260 individuals throughout Russia, Finland, Sweden and Norway.
Right now, 23 wolverines living in Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) accredited zoos.
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