Some thoughts on wolf evolution

We spend a lot of time debating about how wolves became dogs. A huge debate exists in the archaeological and paleontological literature about how one can determine whether the remains of a canid represent a wolf, a dog, or a … Continue reading

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Gene flow between tazi and wolf in Kazakhstan

This image appeared on a Kazakh instagram account.  The wolf appears to be a steppe wolf (Canis lupus campestris). In Kazakhstan, people keep wolves as pets and “guard dogs” fairly often, and according to Stephen Bodio, they are obsessed with … Continue reading

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Thank you for this honest assessment. I am a wolf…

Thank you for this honest assessment. I am a wolfdog rescuer/sanctuary owner and sadly, we are in no position to help with 60 in our sanctuary now. Education is what will save the true wolfdogs AND keep bad backyard breeders … Continue reading

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Wolf alarm bark

A Yellowstone wolf sounding hauntingly familiar: Natural History

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Wolf problems in North America

I’m so glad these taxonomy issues are being raised on a popular science Youtube series: Natural History

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Ethiopian wolf hunting strategies

From the BBC’s The Hunt:   Natural History

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The yellow dog has become a ravening wolf

Nearly a year after her TTA, Miley is back in action. She’s 8 years old, but she runs and looks like she’s five. In past week, she’s dispatched a full grown rabbit and this chipmunk. Golden retrievers never like to … Continue reading

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