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Alexander Archipelago Wolf May Receive ESA Protection

Federal authorities announced Friday that the isolated Alexander Archipelago wolf (Canis lupus ligoni, a subspecies of gray wolf), living solely in southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, may require protection under the Endangered Species Act. The wolves, which den under western … Continue reading

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Study Finds Gene Flow Between Wolf And Dog Populations in Georgia (Caucasus)

Researchers from Ilia State University in Tbilisi, Georgia, studying populations of wolves living alongside livestock guarding dogs (Caucasian or Georgian shepherds) in the Caucasus found that approximately 10 percent of dogs had detectable wolf ancestry, and about 13% of the … Continue reading

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Distinct Populations of Gray Wolves Found Living Side by Side in Canada

A team based at the University of Victoria recently reported the results of a study in an area of British Columbia known as Bella Bella.  The area includes a mainland land mass separated by water from five nearby islands.  There … Continue reading

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