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.
Delisting a species, especially a charismatic one like the bald eagle or the gray wolf, is a process fraught with political and public tension.
The Legislature approved the hunt last year after the Great Lakes gray wolf was removed from the endangered species list in 2011.
It also recommended the Park Service determine whether the cumulative impacts of human activity in and around the park would lead to higher incidence of adverse human and gray wolf contact.
If you were planning on hunting gray wolf in Idaho or Montana this year, you will now have to risk doing so illegally or find some other way to amuse yourself.
In the official recovery plan for the gray wolf, there are standards that are set up that have to be met so you can proceed with delisting.
Robert Smith led the leashed gray wolf Tatonka toward 50 nervous students Thursday at Van Nuys High School, where the mascot is a wolf.
The Nez Perce are especially anxious to see the gray wolf continue to prosper.
Gray Wolf (Canis lupus) On April 1, a steadily growing gray wolf population in the western Great Lakes states and a highly successful reintroduction program in the northern Rocky Mountains prompted us to change the status of gray wolves in these areas from endangered to the less serious category of threatened under the ESA.
The nature of addiction is to be self-centered, and the antidote is to reach out and focus on other people's needs," said Woody Bernas, Gray Wolf Ranch's program director.