Coywolf

Wolf-Pup-NLPCoyotes in Wolves Clothing

Three pups, captured in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula in 2010, were presumed to be wolves based on their physical characteristics. DNA proved otherwise. (Picture courtesy MI DNR)
Wheeldon et al

 
A genome-wide perspective on the evolutionary history of enigmatic wolf-like canids (PDF)

 

Yes, eastern coyotes are hybrids, but the ‘coywolf’ is not a thing

 

Why the eastern coyote should be a separate species: the ‘coywolf’

 

Northeastern Coyote / Coywolf Taxonomy and Admixture: A Meta Analysis (PDF)

Wolf Paw Print