Canis latrans


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Noun1.Canis latrans - small wolf native to western North AmericaCanis latrans - small wolf native to western North America
wolf - any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
coydog - offspring of a coyote and a dog
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It is too tranquil for the ursus horridus; if it were the canis latrans, the voice would betray it.
Multivariate analysis of allometry in a single population of coyotes (Canidae; Canis latrans Say).
The Latin name is Canis latrans, and there are actually 19 subspecies identified.
The niche of the extirpated red wolf Canis rufus in the eastern USA has been partially filled by the coyote Canis latrans (Hill et al.
Population fluctuations and spatial relationships among Wolves, Cam's lupus, Coyotes, Canis latrans, and Red Foxes, Vulpes vulpes, in Jasper National Park, Alberta.
meles and the coyote Canis latrans, followed by the red fox Vulpes vulpes, and the river otter Lutra lutra, the lion Panthera leo, the wolf Canis lupus, the leopard Panthera pardus, and the puma (Table 3).
Parasitic infections of coyote, Canis latrans (Carnivora: Canidae) in a Costa Rican National Park and a surrounding agricultural area
The beaver Castor canadensis, muskrat Ondatra zibethicus, white-tailed deer Odocoileus virginianus, and coyote Canis latrans are other species that are common at Goose Pond.
In fact, this particular character is raising human hackles across North America--as Orion magazine recently reported, Canis latrans is "the new dog in town.
1994), who tested 10 canine microsatellites in 3 canid species (Canis lupus, Canis latrans and Canis rufus).
The coyote's scientific name, Canis latrans, means "barking dog.