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Wolves, But Not Dogs, are Prosocial in a Touch Screen Task

Prosociality is important for initiating cooperation. Interestingly, while wolves rely heavily on cooperation, dogs’ do so substantially less thus leading to the prediction that wolves are more prosocial than dogs. However, domestication hypotheses suggest dogs have been selected for higher … read more

Wolves Lead and Dogs Follow, But They Both Cooperate With Humans

Due to their convergent evolution, dogs have been suggested as a good model for the evolution of human social skills, such as tolerance and cooperativeness. However, recent studies have revealed that wolves (dogs’ closest undomesticated relatives) are more tolerant and … read more

Carrion – It’s What’s for Dinner: Wolves Reduce the Impact of Climate Change

Humans have viewed wolves as competitors, threats to personal safety, and symbols of evil throughout history. By the early part of the 20th century, gray wolves (Canis lupus) had been eradicated from 42% of their historic range in North America … read more

Carnivoran Hunting Style and Phylogeny Reflected in Bony Labyrinth Morphometry

Information is sparse about aspects of female wolf (Canis lupus) breeding in the wild, including age of first reproduction, mean age of primiparity, generation time, and proportion of each age that breeds in any given year. We studied these subjects … read more

Wolf (Canis lupus) Generation Time and Proportion of Current Breeding Females by Age

Information is sparse about aspects of female wolf (Canis lupus) breeding in the wild, including age of first reproduction, mean age of primiparity, generation time, and proportion of each age that breeds in any given year. We studied these subjects … read more

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