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grey wolf in yellowstone
2014-06-17 04:58:51

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fur trapping records across North America have shown the population of wolves in a given area has a dramatic effect on smaller animals, according to scientists. The study included areas from Alaska and Yukon to Nova Scotia and Maine. In areas where wolves are present, red foxes are favored. In areas where wolves are absent, coyotes are favored. Coyotes outnumber foxes an average of 3-to-1 where wolves are present. However, in the...

wolves in wolves clothing
2014-06-11 04:48:13

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a rare mix of Heiltsuk First Nation wisdom and scientific curiosity, a new study from the University of Calgary has revealed that British Columbia's mainland and coastal wolves are two distinct populations. UC alumna Erin Navid led the study published in a recent issue of BMC Ecology, which was motivated by the insight of Chester Starr, an elder of the Heiltsuk First Nation on BC's remote west coast. Starr and his people have...

2014-05-21 16:25:27

Indoor waterpark resort offers an exciting new vacation destination for families MADISON, Wis., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Wolf Lodge, North America's largest family of indoor waterparks, and McWhinney Real Estate Services, officially broke ground today on Great Wolf Lodge Southern California. Located in the City of Garden Grove, Great Wolf Lodge Southern California will be the brand's largest resort and will soon provide new and memorable experiences for families traveling in the...

Moose Proliferate, Inbred Wolves Struggle At Isle Royale National Park
2014-05-05 03:45:31

By Jennifer Donovan, Michigan Technological University In the Isle Royale Wolf-Moose Study’s annual report released today, the researchers say that over the past three years, they have tallied the lowest numbers of wolves ever: nine in 2011–12, eight in 2012–13 and nine in 2013–14. During the same period, predation rates—the proportion of the moose population killed by wolves—also dropped to the lowest ever recorded, while the number of moose doubled, to approximately 1,050...

2014-03-11 08:23:44

ACROSS THE SPECTRUM FROM CEELO TO THE NSO VIENNA, Va., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces the first set of performances for its highly anticipated 2014 Summer Season. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140311/DC80506LOGO-a -- Lionel Richie and CeeLo Green make their Wolf Trap debut for a two-night stand of blockbuster "All the Hits All Night Long" tour -- Classical highlights include the National Symphony...

2014-02-18 23:28:19

The Wolf Facts website was created to help those interested in wolves find relevant facts covering to this creature. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 The new Wolf Facts website has been created to help those researching the different types of wolves from around the world. The site is divided into a number of sections, each containing accurate wolf facts. The site doesn’t just feature lists of facts, but incorporates those details into articles covering each of the different topics. On the...

2014-02-13 16:29:31

Biennial Contest Awards More Than $137,000 in Cash Prizes For Excellence and Innovation in Kitchen Design MADISON, Wis., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sub-Zero and Wolf, the industry leaders in premium refrigeration, wine storage and cooking equipment, today announced the return of the Kitchen Design Contest. The competition honors design professionals globally who incorporate Sub-Zero and Wolf products into innovative, beautiful kitchen design. "Through 10 contests and for over 20 years,...

Wolf Howls Based On Social Connections
2013-08-23 04:36:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The howl of a wolf can be one of the most haunting and mysterious sounds of the forest. While scientists aren’t exactly sure why the animals howl, a new study suggests that the reason has something to do with social relationships within a pack. In a recently published report in the journal Current Biology, a team of European researchers described how when a wolf leaves a pack, its pack-mates will howl based on the quality of their...


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2007-12-21 13:38:46

The Mexican Gray Wolf (Canis lupus baileyi), is the rarest, most genetically distinct subspecies of the Gray Wolf in North America. Until recent times, the Mexican Gray Wolf ranged the Sonora and Chihuahua Deserts from central Mexico to western Texas, southern New Mexico, and central Arizona. By the turn of the 20th century, reduction of natural prey like deer and elk caused many wolves to begin attacking domestic livestock, which led to intensive efforts by government agencies and...

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2007-12-21 13:36:58

The Eastern Timber Wolf (Canis lupus lycaon), is an endangered subspecies of the Gray Wolf and is native to North America. "Timber Wolf" was once referred to any North American wolf that lived within forested areas, but this designation has been more recently reserved for this particular subspecies of gray wolf. The Eastern Timber Wolf is one of the larger subspecies of gray wolves, especially in length, which generally varies from 58.5 to 70 inches, including the tail. Larger individuals...

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2007-12-21 13:35:05

The Arctic Wolf (Canis lupus arctos), also called Polar Wolf or White Wolf, is a member of the Canidae family, and a subspecies of Gray Wolf. Arctic Wolves inhabit the Canadian Arctic and the northern parts of Greenland. Arctic Wolves generally are smaller than Gray Wolves, being about 3 to 6 feet long including the tail, males being larger than females. Their shoulder heights vary from 25 to 31 inches. Arctic Wolves are bulkier than Gray Wolves, often weighing over 100 pounds. Weights...

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2007-10-24 12:42:47

The Indian Wolf (Canis indica), also known as the Asiatic Wolf, is a mammal of the order Carnivora. It was originally believed to be a subspecies of the Grey Wolf, however it was later proved to be a unique species. It is distributed across the Indian states of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. It is listed as endangered and even though it is protected, it is hunted due to the fact that it preys on livestock. The Indian...

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2007-01-21 19:52:21

The red wolf, Canis rufus is the most rare and most endangered of all wolves. It is thought that its original distribution included much of eastern North America. Red wolves were found from Pennsylvania in the east, Florida in the south, and Texas in the west. On the basis of further study, its historic range is now thought to have extended further north into the northeastern USA and extreme eastern Canada. In the last century habitat destruction and hybridization with coyotes have brought...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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