Eastern Wolf

Canis lupus lycaon

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The eastern wolf (Canis lycaon or Canis lupus lycaon), also known as the eastern timber wolf, Algonquin wolf or deer wolf, is a canid native to the northeastern side of North America's Great Lakes region. It is a medium-sized canid which, like the red wolf, is intermediate in size between the coyote and the gray wolf. It primarily preys on white-tailed deer, but may occasionally attack moose and beaver.

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  1. (c) User:Tschaensky, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Canis_lupus_Stadt_Haag_zoo_02.jpg
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canis_lupus_lycaon

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