Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis)


Northern Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis simensis) NOMINATE SUBSPECIES(Rüppell, 1840)
Southern Ethiopian wolf (Canis simensis citernii) – (de Beaux, 1922)

Wolves in Bale Mountains National Park (Ethiopia) / የባሌ ተራራዎች ብሔራዊ ፓርክ (ኢትዮጵያ)
Wolves in Simien Mountains National Park (Ethiopia) ሲንያን ተራራዎች ብሔራዊ ፓርክ (ኢትዮጵያ)
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Competition between sympatric wolf taxa: an example involving African and Ethiopian wolves. Gutema TM, Atickem A, Bekele A, Sillero-Zubiri C, Kasso M, Tsegaye D, Venkataraman VV, Fashing PJ, Zinner D, Stenseth NC. Royal Society open science. 2018 May

[PDF] Does livestock predation reflect in negative local perceptions of Ethiopian wolves in South Wollo? G ESHETE, C SILLERO-ZUBIRI, E CIERAAD… – Tropical Ecology, 2018

Going to the dogs: free-ranging domestic dogs threaten an endangered wild canid through competitive interactions; LR Perry, J Marino, C Sillero – 2018

Community resource uses and Ethiopian wolf conservation in Mount Abune Yosef. Eshete G, Tesfay G, Bauer H, Ashenafi ZT, de Iongh H, Marino J. Environmental management. 2015 Sep

Wildlife resources of Ethiopia: Opportunities, challenges and future directions: From ecotourism perspective: A review paper. Amare A. Natural Resources. 2015 Jun

Canine distemper in endangered Ethiopian wolves. Gordon CH, Banyard AC, Hussein A, Laurenson MK, Malcolm JR, Marino J, Regassa F, Stewart AM, Fooks AR, Sillero-Zubiri C.Emerging infectious diseases. 2015 May

Environmental conditions and human drivers for changes to north Ethiopian mountain landscapes over 145 years. Nyssen J, Frankl A, Haile M, Hurni H, Descheemaeker K, Crummey D, Ritler A, Portner B, Nievergelt B, Moeyersons J, Munro N. Science of the total environment. 2014 Jul

Diversity of Medium and Large-sized Mammals in Borena-Sayint National Park, South Wollo, Ethiopia. Chane M, Yirga S. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research. 2014

Local attitudes towards environmental conservation and ecotourism around Bale Mountains national park, Ethiopia. Asmamaw D, Verma A. Scholarly Journal of Agricultural Science. 2013

Genetic structure and patterns of gene flow among populations of the endangered Ethiopian wolf. Gottelli D, Sillero‐Zubiri C, Marino J, Funk SM, Wang J. Animal Conservation. 2013 Apr

Large mammals and mountain encroachments on Mount Kaka and Hunkolo Fragments, southeast Ethiopia. Girma Z, Bekele A, Graham H. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences. 2012

Consequences of human land use for an Afro-alpine ecological community in Ethiopia. Ashenafi ZT, Leader-Williams N, Coulson T. Conservation and Society. 2012 Jul

Small mammals of Kaka and Hunkolo, southeast Ethiopia. Girma Z, Bekele A, Hemson G. Tropical Ecology. 2012 Jan

An analysis of long‐term trends in the abundance of domestic livestock and free‐roaming dogs in the Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. Vial F, Sillero‐Zubiri C, Marino J, Haydon DT, Macdonald DW. African Journal of Ecology. 2011 Mar

Behavior of geladas and other endemic wildlife during a desert locust outbreak at Guassa, Ethiopia: ecological and conservation implications. Fashing PJ, Nguyen N, Fashing NJ. Primates. 2010 Jul

Competition between domestic dogs and Ethiopian wolf (Canis simensis) in the Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. Atickem A, Bekele A, Williams SD. African Journal of Ecology. 2010 Jun

Dietary specialization and climatic‐linked variations in extant populations of Ethiopian wolves. Marino J, Mitchell R, Johnson PJ. African journal of ecology. 2010 Jun

Conservation science for common ground: developing the necessary tools to manage livestock grazing pressure in Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia (Doctoral dissertation, University of Glasgow) Vial, F., 2010.

Atickem A, Williams S, Bekele A, Thirgood S. Livestock predation in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia. Atickem A, Williams S, Bekele A, Thirgood S. African Journal of Ecology. 2010 Dec

Testing a passive tracking index for monitoring the endangered Ethiopian wolf. Evangelista P, Engeman R, Tallents L. Integrative Zoology. 2009 Jun

Combining genetic and ecological data to assess the conservation status of the endangered Ethiopian walia ibex. Gebremedhin B, Ficetola GF, Naderi S, Rezaei HR, Maudet C, Rioux D, Luikart G, Flagstad Ø, Thuiller W, Taberlet P. Animal Conservation. 2009 Apr;

Human-Ethiopian wolf conflict in and around the Simien Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. Yihune M, Bekele A, Ashenafi ZT. Int J Ecol Environ Sci. 2008

Inbreeding is reduced by female-biased dispersal and mating behavior in Ethiopian wolves. Randall DA, Pollinger JP, Wayne RK, Tallents LA, Johnson PJ, Macdonald DW. Behavioral Ecology. 2007 Mar

A flagship species for afroalpine conservation: an over view of the status and conservation of the Ethiopian wolf. Tefera Z, Sillero-zubiri C. Walia 25 Page. 2007

Trends, dynamics and resilience of an Ethiopian wolf population. Marino J, Sillero‐Zubiri C, Macdonald DW. Animal Conservation. 2006 Feb

Threatened Ethiopian wolves persist in small isolated Afroalpine enclaves. Marino J. Oryx. 2003 Jan

Behaviour and ecology of the Ethiopian wolf (Canis simensis) in a human-dominated landscape outside protected areas. Ashenafi ZT, Coulson T, Sillero-Zubiri C, Leader-Williams N. InAnimal Conservation forum 2005 May

The effect of the last glacial age on speciation and population genetic structure of the endangered Ethiopian wolf (Canis simensis). Gottelli D, Marino J, SILLERO‐ZUBIRI CL, Funk SM. Molecular Ecology. 2004 Aug

Ethiopian wolves. Sillero-Zubiri C, Marino J, Gottelli D, Macdonald DW. Biology and conservation of wild canids. 2004

Threatened Ethiopian wolves persist in small isolated Afroalpine enclaves. Marino J. Oryx. 2003 Jan

Integrating epidemiology into population viability analysis: managing the risk posed by rabies and canine distemper to the Ethiopian wolf. Haydon DT, Laurenson MK, Sillero‐Zubiri C. Conservation Biology. 2002 Oct

 Common property resource management of an Afro-alpine habitat supporting a population of the critically endangered Ethiopian Wolf Canis simensis. Ashenafi ZT.PhD thesis, University of Kent. 2001

Impact of livestock and settlement on the large mammalian wildlife of Bale Mountains National Park, southern Ethiopia. Stephens PA, d’Sa CA, Sillero-Zubiri C, Leader-Williams N. Biological Conservation. 2001 Aug

Disease as a threat to endangered species: Ethiopian wolves, domestic dogs and canine pathogens. Laurenson K, Sillero-Zubiri C, Thompson H, Shiferaw F, Thirgood S, Malcolm J. InAnimal Conservation forum 1998 Nov

A hypothesis for breeding synchrony in Ethiopian wolves (Canis simensis). Sillero-Zubiri C, Johnson PJ, Macdonald DW. Journal of mammalogy. 1998 Aug

Scent-marking and territorial behaviour of Ethiopian wolves Canis simensis. Sillero-Zubiri C, Macdonald DW. Journal of Zoology. 1998 Jul

Rabies virus in the decomposed brain of an Ethiopian wolf detected by nested reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction. Whitby JE, Johnstone P, Sillero-Zubiri C. Journal of wildlife diseases. 1997 Oct

Rabies and mortality in Ethiopian wolves (Canis simensis). Sillero-Zubiri C, King AA, Macdonald DW. Journal of wildlife diseases. 1996 Jan

Diet and feeding behavior of Ethiopian wolves (Canis simensis). Sillero-Zubiri C, Gottelli D. Journal of Mammalogy. 1995 May

Habitat selection and daily activity of giant molerats Tachyoryctes macrocephalus: significance to the Ethiopian wolf Canis simensis in the Afroalpine ecosystem. Sillero-Zubiri C, Tattersall FH, Macdonald DW. Biological Conservation. 1995 Jan

Bale Mountains rodent communities and their relevance to the Ethiopian wolf (Canis simensis). SILLERO‐ZUBIRI CL, TATTERSALL FH, MACDONALD DW. African Journal of Ecology. 1995 Dec

Canis simensis. Sillero-Zubiri C, Gottelli D. Mammalian Species. 1994 Dec

Molecular genetics of the most endangered canid: the Ethiopian wolf Canis simensis. Gottelli D, SILLERO‐ZUBIRI C, Applebaum GD, Roy MS, Girman DJ, GARCIA‐MORENO J, Ostrander EA, Wayne RK. Molecular Ecology. 1994 Aug

The endemic mammals of Ethiopia. Yalden DW, Largen MJ. Mammal Review. 1992 Sep

The Ethiopian wolf–an endangered endemic canid.. Gottelli D, Sillero-Zubiri C. Oryx 1992 Oct

The wildlife of Ethiopia. Blower J. Oryx. 1968 May;