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

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.

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

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.

2014-05-21 16:25:27

Indoor waterpark resort offers an exciting new vacation destination for families MADISON, Wis., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great

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

During their annual Winter Study at Isle Royale National Park, scientists from Michigan Technological University counted nine wolves organized into one breeding pack and a second small group that is a remnant of a formerly breeding pack.

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

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

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.

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

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.


Latest Wolf Reference Libraries

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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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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.