Hudson Bay Wolf (Canis lupus hudsonicus)

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Hudson Bay Wolf (Canis lupus hudsonicus) – (Goldman 1941)

Common Names: Hudson Wolf

Overall population: unknown

Physical description:
Weight – 80 – 140lbs.
Height – 28 – 36 inches
Length – 4 – 5″
Coat/Color – Light grey to creamy yellowish white.

Range:
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
Ecology –
Prey – caribou, moose, bison, carrion, small mammals, raccoons, beavers, waterfowl, carcasses, and fish.

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Journal / Scientific Publications:
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

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