Wolf, Dog, Hybrid Track Determinations

Below is information about determining wild canine species utilizing paw track information. As best as we are capable, much of this information is provided in both English and German languages – although the translations may be rough. Please see the attached/linked-to PDFs for charts and track comparisons and differences. From Wernher Gerhards, Bionics Press Center […]

Wolf Species Are Part Coyote

Gray wolves, pushed to near extinction in the 1960s, have roamed North America alongside two other wolf species—the red wolf in the southeastern U.S. and the Eastern wolf in the area surrounding the Great Lakes. But an analysis of their genomes has revealed a surprise: they are all actually one type of wolf, with varying […]

European Governments Agree to Address Wolf-Dog Hybridization

*Note* It was recently pointed out by one member of Wolf Education International, that readers should take precautions when reading this article, particularly where it concerns the determinations to be made regarding testing and procedures for hybridization. He writes, “The Finnish authorities released a proposal relying on decisions made in Dec 2014. There is, however, […]

Protected: Does Random “Culling” of Wolves Result in Larger Multiple-Litter Packs?

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Study finds recent wolf-dog hybridization in Caucasus region

Summary: Hybridization of wolves with shepherd dogs in the Caucasus region might be more common, and more recent, than previously thought, according to new research. Scientists found recent hybrid ancestry in about ten percent of the dogs and wolves sampled. About two to three percent of the sampled wolves and dogs were identified as first-generation […]