Indian wolf


Also found in: Wikipedia.
Related to Indian wolf: Grey Wolf
Translations
Indischer Wolf
References in periodicals archive ?
Other large mammals found here are the Caucasian andbezoar ibex, domestic goat, Caucasian lynx, Syrian brown bear, wild boar, Indian wolf, jackal, jungle cat, red fox, roe deer and others.
Prof Stoneking in an interview said: 'We have a pretty clear signal from looking at a large number of genetic markers from all across the genome that there was contact between India and Australia somewhere around 4,000 to 5,000 years ago.' Amazingly, the appearance of Australian dingoes and microliths (or fine tools) appear in Australia in this time period, and that the dingo is almost similar genetically to the Indian wolf - our 'janglee' dogs.
'Sindh Ibex, Afghan Urial, Chinkara, Blue Bull, Hog Deer, Indian Wolf, Honey Badger (Ratal), Mugger or Marsh Crocodile, Gharial or Gavial, Smooth Coated Indian Otter, Indus Blind Dolphin, Greater Flamingo and Fresh Water Turtles have been protected,' he added while giving details.
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.
For instance, Robert Sterndale introduced the real life of Indian wolf children in his monograph Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon in 1884, ten years earlier than the time when Kipling's The Jungle Book was published.
Leopard, Hyaena, Caracal, Indian wolf, Jackal, Hanuman langurs, Jungle cat, Chinkara, Blue bull and Sloth bear), avian species (viz.
Flat-tail Gecko (Teratolepis fasciata), Fan-toad Gecko (Ptyodactylus homolepis), Casque Lizard (Chamaeleo zeylanicus), Sindh Dutch Snake (Enhydris pakistanica), South Indian Wolf Snake (Lycodon travancoricus) and Red bellied Marshy Snake (Xenochrophis piscator) are the species restricted to Sindh.
It is a good idea to stay a day or two at Velavadar National Park, in order to get glimpses of nocturnal wildlife like Indian wolf, striped hyena, golden jackal, jungle cat and Indian fox.
Among these are the caracal, the Indian wolf and three endangered species of the bustard family," the report says.