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A Case History of Wolf-Human Encounters in Alaska & Canada

Currently there are an estimated 59,000-70,000 wolves (Canis lupus) in Alaska and Canada. Past reviews of wolf-human interactions concluded that wild, healthy wolves in North America present little threat to human safety. However, since 1970 some cases have appeared in … read more

A Genome-wide Perspective On The Evolutionary History Of Enigmatic Wolf-like Canids

High-throughput genotyping technologies developed for model species can potentially increase the resolution of demographic history and ancestry in wild relatives. We use a SNP genotyping microarray developed for the domestic dog to assay variation in over 48K loci in wolf-like … read more

A Genome-wide Perspective On The Evolutionary History Of Enigmatic Wolf-like Canids

High-throughput genotyping technologies developed for model species can potentially increase the resolution of demographic history and ancestry in wild relatives. We use a SNP genotyping microarray developed for the domestic dog to assay variation in over 48K loci in wolf-like … read more

Going Coastal: Shared Evolutionary History between Coastal British Columbia and Southeast Alaska Wolves (Canis lupus)

Byron V. Weckworth, Natalie G. Dawson, Sandra L. Talbot, Melanie J. Flamme, Joseph A. Cook Many coastal species occupying the temperate rainforests of the Pacific Northwest in North America comprise endemic populations genetically and ecologically distinct from interior continental conspecifics. … read more

Archipelago Wolves – Natural History

NATURAL HISTORY {ALEXANDER ARCHIPELAGO WOLF} Canis lupus ligoni FAMILY: Canidae DESCRIPTION: The Alexander Archipelago wolf is notably smaller and darker than the typical gray wolf, with a denser coat. On average, individuals weigh between 30 to 50 pounds, are 3.5 … read more

Yellowstone Wolf History with Rick McIntyre

“We here at the National Wolfwatcher Coalition strongly believe that Education is the key to future wolf advocacy and wolf survival for the many years to come.” read more

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