Canis lupus


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Related to Canis lupus: Canis Canis, Canis lupus dingo
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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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The presence of the three large carnivores in Slovakia (Ursus arctos, Canis lupus and Lynx lynx) can be a limiting factor for the expansion and establishment of the species through the entire country as described in other countries (Newsome et al.
Six dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) and 17 cats (Felis catus) had access to all stables.
These majestic ranges are home to some of the world's most fascinating and endangered wild species, including the markhor (Capra falconeri), Marco Polo sheep (Ovis ammon polii), musk deer (Moschus chrysogaster), Himalayan lynx (Lynx lynx), blue sheep (Pseudois nayaur), brown bear (Ursus arctos), Indian wolf (Canis lupus), Himalayan ibex (Capra sibirica), and the snow leopard, which is taken as an indicator of this mountainous ecosystem.
The wolf and the dog hang together taxonomically all the way down through genus and only separate when classified as separate species; wolves are Canis lupus and dogs are Canis familiaris.
Normally, litters of this kind of wolf -- Canis lupus baileyi -- max out at four.
Canis Lupus Familiaris is the scientific name for which animal?
Other large mammals found here are the lynx (Lynx lynx), brown bear (Ursus arctos), wild boar (Sus scrofa), wolf (Canis lupus), golden jackal (Canis aureus), jungle cat (Felis chaus), red fox (Vulpes vulpes), roe deer (Capreolus capreolus), badger (Meles meles), and otter (Lutra lutra), etc.
The grey wolf's scientific name is canis lupus; what is the red wolf's?
Studies have demonstrated that coyotes (Canis latrans) (GONDIM et al., 2004), dingoes (Canis lupus dingo) (KING et al., 2010), and gray wolves (Canis lupus) (DUBEY et al., 2011) are also definitive hosts of this protozoan.
150 dogs (Canis lupus familiaris, average weight 6 [+ or -] 2kg) without dermatophytosis were maintained in the animal houses of College of Veterinary Medicine (Sichuan Agricultural University; Ya'an, China).