Canis lupus

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Noun1.Canis lupus - a wolf with a brindled grey coat living in forested northern regions of North AmericaCanis lupus - a wolf with a brindled grey coat living in forested northern regions of North America
wolf - any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
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There is also an ongoing debate about whether the eastern timber wolf, Canis lupus lycaon, still exists, and if so, whether it is a subspecies of the gray wolf or a separate species from Canis lupus (Wilson et al.
Key words: Canis lupus, food habits, functional response, gray wolf, Quebec
Ecological classification, status, and management of the gray wolf, Canis lupus, in Canada.
We also use the term western gray wolf to refer to what Nowak (1995) describes as Canis lupus nubilus, the larger wolf that formerly inhabited much of the western United States and much of Canada.
Contract award: the service an expert opinion assessing the conservation status of the wolf canis lupus in the natura 2000 lake mug plh300006.
I am thus completely neutral on dogs, the Switzerland of the dog world if you will, and that arguably puts me in an ideal position to examine this tome dispassionately, and with a critical eye uncoloured by mushy feelings for Canis lupus fanziliaris.
It's a curious disconnect: At the same time federal officials are celebrating the recovery of gray wolves as one of the great victories of the Endangered Species Act and are preparing to remove protections for Canis lupus in the lower 48 states, the population of the species in the strategically important Yellowstone National Park region has declined in recent years because of hunting.
July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Canis Lupus LLC, a medical device manufacturer and design firm specializing in radiation therapy innovation, announced it has awarded a technology grant to the Medical Dosimetry Program offered at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
But her study also revealed new information about how the two subspecies of Canis lupus experience their environment during a four-week developmental window called the critical period of socialization, and the new facts may significantly change understanding of wolf and dog development.
Not only was Canis lupus (the grey wolf) a common predator in Ireland's past, a perhaps unique Irish subspecies also permeates Irish culture, language expressions, and changing attitudes toward nature.
Originally thought to be among them was Canis lupus lycaon, the wolf that originally occupied the region from eastern Minnesota to the Atlantic and from central Ontario to parts of the northeastern United States.