Wouf

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Gray wouf
Temporal range: Middle Pleistocene – present (810,000–0 years BP[1])
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Eurasie wouf (Canis lupus lupus).
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Faimily: Canidae
Genus: Canis
Species: C. lupus
Binomial name
Canis lupus
Subspeshies

refer Subspeshies o Canis lupus

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Historical (reid + green) an modren (green) range o wild subspeshies o C. lupus

A wouf (Canis lupus) is sib tae a dug. The species wis the warld's maist widely distribute mammal but haes become extinct in hintle o Wastren Europe, in Mexico an hintle o the Unitit States. Wouves occur primarily but no exclusively in wilderness an remote auries. Thair oreeginal warldwide range haes been reducit bi aboot ane-third bi deliberate persecution due tae depredation on livestock an fear o attacks on humans. Tho the species still faces some threats, it is relatively widespread wi a stable population trend an haes been assessed as Least Concern bi IUCN syne 2004 acause o that.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Tedford, Richard H.; Wang, Xiaoming; Taylor, Beryl E. (2009). "Phylogenetic Systematics of the North American Fossil Caninae (Carnivora: Canidae)" (PDF). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 325: 1–218. doi:10.1206/574.1. hdl:2246/5999. 
  2. Boitani, L., Phillips, M. & Jhala, Y. (2018). "Canis lupus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2018: e.T3746A119623865. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T3746A119623865.en. 
  3. Linnæus, Carl (1758). "Canis Lupus". Systema naturæ per regna tria naturæ, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I (in Latin) (10 ed.). Holmiæ (Stockholm): Laurentius Salvius. pp. 39–40.