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Wolf (disambiguation)

Wolf (plural: wolves) refers to the gray wolf, Canis lupus.

Wolf or wolves may also refer to:


  • Some non-Canis lupus members of the dog family of animals, including:
    • Armbruster's wolf, Canis armbrusteri, extinct canine of North America
    • Zhoukoudian wolf, Canis variabilis, extinct canine of Central and East Asia
    • Dire wolf, Canis dirus, extinct canine of North America
    • Edward's wolf, Canis edwardii, extinct canine of North America
    • African golden wolf, Canis anthus, formerly known as the African golden jackal
    • Ethiopian wolf, Canis simensis, a.k.a. Abyssinian wolf, Abyssinian fox, red jackal, Simien fox, and Simien jackal
    • Hare-eating wolf, Canis lepophagus, extinct canine of North America
    • Maned wolf, Chrysocyon brachyurus, a South American canid species
    • Mosbach wolf, Canis mosbachensis, extinct canine that lived in the middle to late Pleistocene in Eurasia
    • Mountain wolf or red wolf, Cuon alpinus, also known as the dhole or Indian wild dog
    • Painted wolf or ornate wolf, Lycaon pictus, better known as the African wild dog
    • Prairie wolf, Canis latrans, better known as the coyote
    • Red wolf, Canis [lupus] rufus, a North American canine
    • Reed wolf, Canis aureus moreoticus, better known as the European jackal
    • Tweed wolf, a coywolf
  • See also Timber wolf (disambiguation)

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