Canis latrans (species)


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Eukaryota (domain) > Animalia (kingdom) > Chordata (phylum) > Vertebrata (subphylum) > Mammalia (class) > Carnivora (order) > Canidae (family) > Canis (genus)


Species of intelligent, adaptable New World canid that evolved in North America two million years ago alongside the extinct dire wolf. It is found throughout North and Central America, is smaller and more lightly built than the wolf, having a coat color varying from grayish brown to yellowish gray.

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Otros términos

  • coyote [en]
  • coyotes (species) [en]
  • prairie wolves (species) [en]
  • prairie wolf (species) [en]
  • barking-wolf (species) [en]
  • brush wolf (species) [en]