Illinois

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Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)
Great Plains Wolf (Canis lupus nubilus)
Eastern Timber Wolf (Canis lycaon, Canis lupus lycaon)

“Coywolf”  hybrid of Eastern Timber Wolf (Canis lycaon) and Western Coyote (Canis latrans)

Population Statistics [No known established packs.]

Legal Status; State Threatened Species and classifed as Federally Endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through the entire Sate of Illinois. Federally Endangered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service south of Interstate 80.

Resources
US Fish and Wildlife Service (Gray Wolves in the Western Great Lakes)
Illinois Department of Natural Resources
IDNR New Conservation Laws
University of Illinois Extension

Organizations

Illinois News Resources & Publications
WIFR (Rockfort,  Illinois)
Medill Reports (Chicago, Illinois)
Chicago Sun Times (Chicago, Illinois)

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