The Wolf Intelligencer

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Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)
Iberian Wolf (Canis lupus signatus)

Population Statistics [300? Approximate]
Estatísticas da população

Legal Status; Protected
status legal;

The Institute for Nature Conservation and Forests (LISBON – PORTUGAL)
Instituto da Conservação da Natureza e das Florestas

Comissão de Ambiente, Ordenamento do Território e Poder Local, na Assembleia da República,

Grupo Lobo (Lisboa, Portugal)

News Resources & Publications
recursos de notícias e publicações
ionline (Lisbon – Portugal)
Boas Notícias (Costa de Caparica, Portugal)
Ecoticias (Portugal)
Journal de Oleiro

notícias mais recentes

Journal Articles

The role of fire on wolf distribution and breeding-site selection: Insights from a generalist carnivore occurring in a fire-prone landscape
S Lino, N Sillero, J Torres, X Santos… – Landscape and Urban …, 2019 – Elsevier

Risks a la carte: Modelling the occurrence and intensity of wolf predation on multiple livestock species. Pimenta V, Barroso I, Boitani L, Beja P. Biological conservation. 2018 Dec

Use of space and homesite attendance by Iberian wolves during the breeding season
H Rio-Maior, P Beja, M Nakamura, F Álvares – Mammalian Biology, 2018 – Elsevier

Lethal management may hinder population recovery in Iberian wolves
M Quevedo, J Echegaray, A Fernández-Gil… – Biodiversity and Conservation, 2018

Wolf predation on cattle in Portugal: Assessing the effects of husbandry systems. Pimenta V, Barroso I, Boitani L, Beja P. Biological Conservation. 2017 Mar

Hybridization between wolf and domestic dog: First evidence from an endangered population in central Portugal
RT Torres, E Ferreira, RG Rocha, C Fonseca – Mammalian Biology, 2017 – Elsevier

Perspectives on the Iberian wolf in Portugal: population trends and conservation threats
RT Torres, C Fonseca – Biodiversity and conservation, 2016 – Springer

Roe deer reintroduction in central Portugal: a tool for Iberian wolf conservation
T Cruz, C Fonseca, J Carvalho, B Oliveira, RT Torres – Galemys, 2014 –

Antimicrobial resistance in faecal enterococci and Escherichia coli isolates recovered from Iberian wolf; A Gonçalves, G Igrejas, H Radhouani, S Correia, R Pacheco, T Santos, …
Letters in applied microbiology 56 (4), 268-274; 21 January 2013

Presence of Iberian wolf (Canis lupus signatus) in relation to land cover, livestock and human influence in Portugal; J Eggermann, GF da Costa, AM Guerra, WH Kirchner, F Petrucci-Fonseca;Mammalian Biology-Zeitschrift Für Säugetierkunde 76 (2), 217-221, 1 March 2011

Detection of vancomycin-resistant enterococci from faecal samples of Iberian wolf and Iberian lynx, including Enterococcus faecium strains of CC17 and the new …
A Gonçalves, G Igrejas, H Radhouani, M López, A Guerra, …
Science of the Total Environment 410, 266-268, 1 December 2011

Mitochondrial DNA phylogeography and population history of the grey wolf Canis lupus
C Vilà, IR Amorim, JA Leonard, D Posada, J Castroviejo, …;Molecular ecology 8 (12), 2089-2103, 4 JJanuary 2002

Situação populacional do lobo em Portugal: resultados do censo nacional 2002/2003
V Pimenta, I Barroso, F Álvares, J Correia, G Ferrão da Costa, L Moreira, …
Relatório Técnico, Instituto de Conservação da Natureza/Grupo Lobo, Lisboa, 158

Using artificial neural networks to assess wolf distribution patterns in Portugal
C Bessa-Gomes, F Petrucci-Fonseca, Animal Conservation forum 6 (3), 221-229, August 2003

Utilización espacio-temporal y hábitos alimenticios de un grupo reproductor de lobos en el noroeste de Portugal; S Roque, F Alvares, F Petrucci-Fonseca; Galemys 13 (special issue), 179-191, 2001

O Lobo no Parque internacional Gerês-Xurés. Situação populacional, aspectos ecológicos e perspectivas de conservação; F Álvares, E Pereira, F Petrucci-Fonseca, Galemys 12, 223-239; 2000

Food habits and livestock depredation of two Iberian wolf packs (Canis lupus signatus) in the north of Portugal; J Vos – Journal of zoology, 2000 –




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