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    Overview Of Canis Aureus

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    Distribution map of Canis Aureus photo by IUCN 2013 According to figure 1 Canis Aureus can be found extensively in North east Africa to West Africa ranging from Senegal, Nigeria and up north in Algeria, Libya and Egypt in the east. In Asia they are found in abundance in the central part of India spreading through to Sri Lanka, Burma and Thailand. Small proportions of golden jackals have been found in the Arabian Peninsula and have expanded into Europe where the distribution is sparse. They have been

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    ANIMALIA VERTEBRATA MAMMALIA CARNIVORA CANIDAE CANIS LUPUS AND ANIMALIA VERTEBRATA MAMMALIA CARNIVORA CANIDAE CANIS NIGER Introduction: Any person who has been able to catch a glimpse of any type of wolf is indeed a lucky man. The wolf is one of the earth's most cowardly and fearful animals, and it is so sly and, pardon the expression, foxy, that it is almost a waste of time to try and catch him in any kind of trap. Although he can be cowardly and fearful, he can also be one the most vicious and

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    Help Stop the Extinction The Grey Wolf’s, Canis Lupus (“Animal Fact Guide”), habitat can currently be found in the tundra, grasslands, forests, and some deserts ("Gray Wolf National Wildlife Federation"). Some areas include northern United States such as Alaska and Montana as well as Canada and some parts of Mexico (“Basic Facts about Gray Wolves”). The wolf mostly resides in these areas in hopes that it can find its prey easily. These animals include; beavers, elk, deer, rabbits, moose and caribou

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    Coyote Profile SCIN 130 Species Profile of the Coyote ( Canis latrans ) Terri D Scott American Public University Abstract The Canis latrans, that is most commonly known as the coyote and can be found throughout the world. The coyote is the third most abundant carnivore, it can be recognized by its characteristics of fur that are various shades of red, browns, grey and range from small to medium in size. They are born in a litter of two to twelve pups. They have a life span of ten to fourteen

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    Gray Wolf Research Paper

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    The Extraordinary Canis Lupus The Canis lupus, more commonly known as the Gray Wolf, is one of the most famous species of species of wolf. Once common in North America, the Gray Wolf has had an extraordinary history within the United States. Persecuted in the early 1960s, the Canis lupus was nearly driven to extinction. Now once again on the rise due to conservative efforts, the future of the Gray Wolf remains to be seen. The Gray wolf currently inhabits Yellowstone National Park, northeast Oregon

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    Overview of Dog Domestication

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    identified as a Paleolithic dog (Galibert et al 2011). Despite these findings however, identifying the relative age of the earliest prehistoric dogs is difficult due to the fact that key morphological characteristics that differentiate Canis familiaris from Canis lupus were not fixed during the initial stages of domestication (Larson et al. 2012). To complicate this, the range of variation in ancient wolf populations is unknown, as is the amount of time it took for such traits to appear in dogs (Larson

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    Wolves: Great Hunters and Scouts

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    Spirituality is a driving force for many humans’ decisions and many Native Americans have found their spirituality in the animal kingdom. Vine Deloria Jr., an American Indian author, stated that, “we get most of our knowledge about the world we live in from our surroundings” (Caduto and Bruchac, XI), and as people of the land, Native Americans were in constant tune with their surroundings. The animals that filled their world taught them how to hunt, to gather, to find fresh water, to warn them

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    Exploring the Origins of Dog Breeds

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    indeed, did it come to be that there are so many different breeds of dog? Upon approaching the subject in question, one must first ask, “What are dogs?” Evolutionarily speaking, the modern domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris) is the descendent of an ancestor held in common with the grey wolf (Canis lupus) (Melina, 2014). As their Latin nomenclature suggests, dogs are only a subspecies of wolf. Therefore, no great genetic misalignments exist to prevent successful reproduction between breeds (hence

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    The Timber Wolf

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    The Timber Wolf has a grey but sometimes white cote. It stays with it young for about two years and then abandons the young. They will travel 60% of the winter in a herd. They travel in a pack to keep warm. They also have an alpha wolf like the lion. It it mostly found in the siberian taiga. It is related to the Grey Wolf and Mexican Wolf . The grey fur is the dominant trait for the coat.It is know that the Timber Wolf will look up in the sky and see a raven circling in a cirtain pattern to tell

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    The Gray Wolf

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    This report is all about the gray wolf. Its scientific name is Canis Lupis. Canis is the Latin word for dog. The genus also includes jackals and coyotes. Lupis is the Latin word for wolf. Gray wolves look similar to German shepherds, but the wolf has longer legs and bigger feet. The color of a gray wolf can range from black to white, but shades of gray are the most common. A unique feature about gray wolves is that the farther north you find them, the larger they are. Males can range from (nose-to-tail)

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