Alaska / Beringia

Alaska / Beringia


Grey Wolf (Canis lupus)
Alexander Archipelago Wolf (Canis lupus ligoni)
Northwestern Wolf (Canis lupus occidentalis) – (Richardson 1829)
-syn. Mackenzie River Wolf (Canis lupus mackenzii) – (Anderson 1943)
-syn. Yukon Wolf (Canis lupus pambasileus) – (Elliot 1905)
-syn. Alaskan tundra Wolf (Canis lupus tundrarum) – (Miller 1912)

Population Statistics [8,000 10,000]

Legal Status;  State managed

Alaska Department of Fish and Game Division of Wildlife Conservation: The Wolf in Alaska

Alaskan Organizations
Alaska Wildlife Alliance (Alaska)
Wolf Song of Alaska  (Alaska)
Cascadia Wildlands (Eugene, Oregon; Cordova, Alaska)
Wolves – Environment Alaska

Alaskan News Resources and Publications
Juneau Empire (Juneau, Alaska)
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Fairbanks,  Alaska)
Bristol Herald Courier (Bristol, Alaska)
Alaska Dispatch News (Anchorage,  Alaska)
KRBD (Ketchikan, Alaska)
Alaska Public Media (Anchorage,  Alaska)


Journal Articles

Serologic survey for selected disease agents in wolves (Canis lupus) from Alaska and the Yukon Territory, 1984–2000; RL Zarnke, JM Ver Hoef… – Journal of Wildlife …, 2004 – Wildlife Dis Assoc

Short-term response of Gray Wolves, Canis lupus, to wildfire in Northwestern Alaska.
WB Ballard, PR Krausman, S Boe… – Canadian Field …, 2000 –

Summer diet of gray wolves, Canis lupus, in northwestern Alaska; RL Spaulding, PR Krausman, WB Ballard – Canadian Field-Naturalist, 1998

Comparison and assessment of drugs used to immobilize Alaskan gray wolves (Canis lupus) and wolverines (Gulo gulo) from a helicopter; WB BALLARD, AW FRANZMANN… – Journal of Wildlife …, 1982 – Wildlife Dis Assoc