timber wolf


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timber wolf

n.
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timber wolf

n
(Animals) a variety of the wolf, Canis lupus, having a grey brindled coat and occurring in forested northern regions, esp of North America. Also called: grey wolf
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tim′ber wolf`


n.
the gray wolf, Canis lupus, esp. the North American populations, C. lupus occidentalis.
[1875–80]
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Noun1.timber wolf - a wolf with a brindled grey coat living in forested northern regions of North Americatimber 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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References in classic literature ?
And howl he did, like a lone gray timber wolf, till the Virgin thrust her pretty fingers in her ears and shivered.
Caption: A Northern Michigan timber wolf in Sault Ste.
He is active with the Timber Wolf Information Network and the International Wolf Center.
A timber wolf looks much like a sled dog or a husky and is a dog ancestor.
Mohican, a rare red timber wolf, jauntily jumped from his cage on Gudger's pickup truck and stood before us, as if on command.
Lacatoi's rider Jack Fawcus had also won the 1938 renewal on Timber Wolf, trained by Gwyn Evans.
We are particularly taken with the Eye Shadow Trio in Midnight, Timber Wolf and Evergreen (PS65).
Though foreign trappers that harvest timber wolf, wolverine, lynx, Arctic fox, and Russian sable can expect to be rewarded fairly for their efforts this year, local trappers should expect very low prices at this year's auctions.
They undergo a supernatural transformation that turns one into a Sea Wolf and the other into a Timber Wolf. Although separated, their howling voices unite monthly, waking up Moon and saving the world from darkness.
This does differentiate the northern wolf from the smaller Mexican red wolf, which remains legitimately endangered, but the animal we call "timber wolf" or "grey wolf" doesn't live just in timber and certainly isn't always grey.