gray wolf


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gray wolf

n.
A large wolf (Canis lupus) found in northern regions of North America and Eurasia, having fur that ranges in color from white to gray to almost black. Also called timber wolf.

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n.
a large canid, Canis lupus, of the N Hemisphere, with a gray, blackish, or whitish coat, living and hunting in packs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gray wolf - a wolf with a brindled grey coat living in forested northern regions of North Americagray wolf - 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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It was a divided cage, and a monkey, poking through the bars and around the partition, had had its paw seized by a big gray wolf who was trying to pull it off by main strength.
If I hadn't been thrown out I wouldn't have seen the stars, nor the big gray wolf.
The window blind blew back with the wind that rushed in, and in the aperture of the broken panes there was the head of a great, gaunt gray wolf.
Buldeo, who was still stooping over Shere Khan's head, found himself sprawling on the grass, with a gray wolf standing over him, while Mowgli went on skinning as though he were alone in all India.
Is that a coyote or a gray wolf in coyote's clothing?
Gray Wolf Craft Distilling is proud to announce the newest addition to its spirit line, Timber Sassafras Finished Gin.
Recovery of the gray wolf in the Northern Rocky Mountains is one of our nations greatest conservation success stories.
Other wolves--red wolves and eastern wolves--appear to be blends of gray wolf and coyote ancestry instead of their own distinct lineages.
A new study claims that there is only one distinct species of wolf indigenous to North America, the gray wolf.
Stunning natural portrait photos of gray wolf families in the wild stud the pages of this elementary nonfiction series.
A gray wolf was recently photographed on the north rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona in what would be the first wolf sighting in the national park since the last one was killed there in the 1940s, conservation groups said on Thursday.
An animal resembling a gray wolf has been spotted roaming the far reaches of northern Arizona, officials said Thursday, and tests are planned to determine exactly what it is.