Hudson Bay Wolf (Canis lupus hudsonicus) – (Goldman 1941)
Common Names: Hudson Wolf
Overall population: unknown
Weight – 80 – 140lbs.
Height – 28 – 36 inches
Length – 4 – 5″
Coat/Color – Light grey to creamy yellowish white.
Original range – Native to northwestern coast of Hudson Bay and northern Keewatin which was a region in the Northwest Territories.
Current range – Canada, west of Hudson Bay from Northern Manitoba through the Northwest Territories, sometimes migrating south in the winter with the caribou herds.
Habitat / Ecology/ Prey:
Habitat – Boreal, coniferous forests, swamps, coastal wetlands, tundra
Prey – caribou (Rangifer tarandus), moose (Alces alces), bison (Bison bison), white tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Legal and Cultural Background:
Journal / Scientific Publications:
Goldman, E. A. (1941), Three new Wolves from North America, Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 54: 109- 113
Genetic Characterization of Hybrid Wolves across Ontario; Paul J. Wilson Sonya K. Grewal Frank F. Mallory Bradley N. White; Journal of Heredity, Volume 100, Issue suppl_1, 1 July 2009, Pages S80–S89, https://doi.org/10.1093/jhered/esp034
Published:12 June 2009