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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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It's also home to a variety of exotic animals including African lions, primates, penguins, timber wolves and rare white Hudson Bay wolves.
Two designer treehouses on stilts with big windows overlooking an enclosure with a dozen Canadian timber wolves. The treehouses have a whirlpool bath, minibar, safe, coffee machine, TV etc, with a roof terrace on each one so you really do feel up among the leaves.
It is home to more than 40 species of native mammals, including wolverines, moose, beavers, and timber wolves. It provides vital habitat for threatened woodland caribou and at least eight at-risk bird species.
In the last fiscal year, for example, Wildlife Services killed 323 gray timber wolves, almost 62,000 coyotes, 580 black bears, almost 2,600 mallards, 635 great blue herons and five golden eagles.
Dogs were also dressed up as leopards and timber wolves. The zoo reportedly landed in embarrassment, after the African lion began barking.
A zoo spokesman added: "Colchester Zoo's keepers have been devastated by the loss of two of their beloved timber wolves. "It was discovered that the perimeter fence to Colchester Zoo's wolf enclosure had been damaged and five of the six timber wolves had left the enclosure.
If you've ever watched those wildlife shows on the education channel and seen a pack of timber wolves chasing down a moose calf, or a pride of lions ripping out the entrails of a lesser kudu, then you had a fair picture of what's about to happen.
Assume for a moment there were a pair of timber wolves in Quabbin Reservation, and this pair has a litter and the young males disperse to establish their own territory.
The Safari Park has some of the coolest animals around on its amazing four-mile safari, including stunning white tigers, African wild dogs, North American Timber wolves and cheetahs - the fastest land animal on earth.
The Weeping Forest chorus is particularly moving, as is the Timber Wolves' duet.
This gentleman of the eccentric hat related to us how a short time before while coming down the south shore of Tahquamenon Bay with his camping outfit on his [toboggan] driven by his dogs he had seen a pack of a dozen large timber wolves chasing a deer out over the ice.
Bullet 431244 is the bullet I use on game such as boar, bear and timber wolves. Bullet 452490 I have never really tried out, but shooters down in Texas wrote me it was just what the doctor ordered for their Model 1950 S&W .45 Auto Rim making clean kills at 100 yards on coyotes using armrests from top of car.