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Meet the ‘Coywolf’ a Hybrid of a Wolf and a Coyote Which is Taking Over the Northeast of the U.S.

posted Oct 6, 2014, 8:14 PM by chloe owens

8/23/14, by Belinda Robinson, Daily Mail

Meet the ‘coywolf’ a hybrid of a wolf and a coyote which is taking over the northeast of the U.S.

A new species of predator which is a hybrid of a wolf and an Eastern coyote has been nicknamed a ‘coywolf,’ by scientists for its unique DNA…It is a hybrid of a coyote and a wolf and has about ¼ wolf DNA, 2/3 coyote DNA and the rest of its DNA comes from domesticated dogs…Genetically, the grey wolf and the coyote are close relatives bu the two animals separted evolutionarily one to two million years ago.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2732657/Meet-coywolf-hybrid-wolf-coyote-taking-northeast-U-S.html

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