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DNA Study Reveals the One and Only Wolf Species in North America

posted Nov 3, 2016, 10:07 AM by chloe owens

7.27,16, by Carl Zimmer, NY Times

DNA Study Reveals the One and Only Wolf Species in North America

The first large study of North American wolf genomes has found that there is only one species on the continent: the gray wolf. Two other purported species, the Eastern wolf and the red wolf, are mixes of gray wolf and coyote DNA, the scientists behind the study concluded.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/28/science/red-eastern-gray-wolves.html?_r=1

 

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