Summary: Any of several large carnivorous mammals of the family CANIDAE that usually hunt in packs.
Publications235 found, 100 shown here
- mtDNA data indicate a single origin for dogs south of Yangtze River, less than 16,300 years ago, from numerous wolvesJun feng Pang
State Key Laboratory of Genetic Resources and Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming, China
Mol Biol Evol 26:2849-64. 2009..results indicate that the domestic dog originated in southern China less than 16,300 ya, from several hundred wolves. The place and time coincide approximately with the origin of rice agriculture, suggesting that the dogs may have ..
- Low-coverage vaccination strategies for the conservation of endangered speciesD T Haydon
Division of Environmental and Evolutionary Biology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
Nature 443:692-5. 2006....
- Recolonizing carnivores and naïve prey: conservation lessons from Pleistocene extinctionsJ Berger
Program in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89512, USA
Science 291:1036-9. 2001..adult moose at disproportionately high rates in Scandinavia, and moose mothers who lost juveniles to recolonizing wolves in North America's Yellowstone region developed hypersensitivity to wolf howls...
- Genetic evidence for an East Asian origin of domestic dogsPeter Savolainen
Department of Biotechnology, Royal Institute of Technology KTH, 10691 Stockholm, Sweden
Science 298:1610-3. 2002The origin of the domestic dog from wolves has been established, but the number of founding events, as well as where and when these occurred, is not known...
- Genetic rescue and inbreeding depression in Mexican wolvesRichard J Fredrickson
School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 4501, USA
Proc Biol Sci 274:2365-71. 2007..Among extant Mexican wolves (Canis lupus baileyi), inbreeding had reduced genetic diversity and potentially lowered fitness, and as a result, ..
- Predatory senescence in ageing wolvesDaniel R MacNulty
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behaviour, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
Ecol Lett 12:1347-56. 2009..Here we use longitudinal data from repeated observations of individually-known wolves (Canis lupus) hunting elk (Cervus elaphus) in Yellowstone National Park to demonstrate that adult predatory ..
- Ancient wolf lineages in IndiaDinesh K Sharma
Wildlife Institute of India, Postbox 18, Dehradun 248001, India
Proc Biol Sci 271:S1-4. 2004..We sequenced mtDNA of recent and historical samples from 45 wolves from throughout lowland peninsular India and 23 wolves from the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau and compared these ..
- A serological survey of infectious disease in Yellowstone National Park's canid communityEmily S Almberg
Department of Natural Resources, Science, and Management, University of Minnesota, St Paul, Minnesota, USA
PLoS ONE 4:e7042. 2009Gray wolves (Canis lupus) were reintroduced into Yellowstone National Park (YNP) after a >70 year absence, and as part of recovery efforts, the population has been closely monitored...
- More than mere numbers: the impact of lethal control on the social stability of a top-order predatorArian D Wallach
School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
PLoS ONE 4:e6861. 2009..Management decisions involving large social predators must therefore consider social stability to ensure their conservation and ecological functioning...
- A signal for independent coastal and continental histories among North American wolvesByron V Weckworth
Division of Biological Sciences, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID 83209 8007, USA
Mol Ecol 14:917-31. 2005..Pacific Northwest coastal wolves, in particular, have never been analysed...
- Estimation of population divergence times from non-overlapping genomic sequences: examples from dogs and wolvesPontus Skoglund
Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Mol Biol Evol 28:1505-17. 2011..We applied the method to shotgun sequence data from an ancient wolf together with extant dogs and wolves and found striking resemblance to previously described fine-scale population structure among dog breeds...
- Explaining dog wolf differences in utilizing human pointing gestures: selection for synergistic shifts in the development of some social skillsMárta Gácsi
Department of Ethology, Eotvos University, Budapest, Pázmány, Hungary
PLoS ONE 4:e6584. 2009..To reconcile previously contradicting views on the origin of dogs' outstanding performance in utilizing human gestures, we suggest that dog-wolf differences should be studied in a more complex way...
- Genetic diversity, population structure, effective population size and demographic history of the Finnish wolf populationJ Aspi
Department of Biology, University of Oulu, Finland
Mol Ecol 15:1561-76. 2006..All methods gave similar estimates of effective population size, approximately 40 wolves. These estimates were slightly larger than the estimated census size of breeding individuals...
- Development of gaze following abilities in wolves (Canis lupus)Friederike Range
Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
PLoS ONE 6:e16888. 2011..the ontogeny and habituation patterns of gaze following into distant space and behind barriers in nine hand-raised wolves. We found that these wolves could use conspecific as well as human gaze cues even in the barrier task, which is ..
- Canine parvovirus enteritis, canine distemper, and major histocompatibility complex genetic variation in Mexican wolvesPhilip W Hedrick
School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 4501, USA
J Wildl Dis 39:909-13. 2003..Resistance to pathogens is an important aspect of the management and long-term survival of endangered taxa, such as the Mexican wolf...
- Summer kill rates and predation pattern in a wolf-moose system: can we rely on winter estimates?Håkan Sand
Grimsö Wildlife Research Station, Department of Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 73091 Riddarhyttan, Sweden
Oecologia 156:53-64. 2008..summer (June-September) as obtained by applying modern Global Positioning System-collar techniques on individual wolves (Canis lupus) in Scandinavia. Moose (Alces alces) was the dominant prey species both by number (74...
- Phylogeographic history of grey wolves in EuropeMałgorzata Pilot
Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences, 00 679 Warszawa, Poland
BMC Evol Biol 10:104. 2010..In this study, we address the question of the genetic consequences of Pleistocene glaciations for European grey wolves. Combining our data with data from published studies, we analysed phylogenetic relationships and geographic ..
- Effects of wolves on elk and cattle behaviors: implications for livestock production and wolf conservationIsabelle Laporte
Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
PLoS ONE 5:e11954. 2010In many areas, livestock are grazed within wolf (Canis lupus) range. Predation and harassment of livestock by wolves creates conflict and is a significant challenge for wolf conservation...
- DLA-DRB1, DQA1, and DQB1 alleles and haplotypes in North American Gray WolvesLorna J Kennedy
Centre for Integrated Genomic Medical Research, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT, UK
J Hered 98:491-9. 2007..Since domestic dogs evolved from Gray Wolves (Canis lupus), common DLA class II alleles should exist...
- Body size and predatory performance in wolves: is bigger better?Daniel R MacNulty
Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour, University of Minnesota, 1987 Upper Buford Circle, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
J Anim Ecol 78:532-9. 2009..2. This hypothesis was tested with longitudinal data from repeated observations of 94 individually known wolves (Canis lupus) hunting elk (Cervus elaphus) in Yellowstone National Park, USA...
- Lessons learned from the dog genomeRobert K Wayne
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 91302, USA
Trends Genet 23:557-67. 2007..Domestication involved genetic contributions from multiple populations of gray wolves probably through backcrossing...
- Dynamics of hybridization and introgression in red wolves and coyotesRichard J Fredrickson
School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85287 4601, USA
Conserv Biol 20:1272-83. 2006..endangerment in many taxa and are considered the greatest biological threats to the reintroduced population of red wolves (Canis rufus) in North Carolina (U.S.A.)...
- Experimental Brucella abortus infection in wolvesS V Tessaro
Lethbridge Laboratory, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, PO Box 640, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 3Z4, Canada
J Wildl Dis 40:60-5. 2004Four juvenile male wolves (Canis lupus) each received an oral dose of 1.6-1...
- Patterns of nucleotide misincorporations during enzymatic amplification and direct large-scale sequencing of ancient DNAM Stiller
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:13578-84. 2006....
- Genetic analysis of historic western Great Lakes region wolf samples reveals early Canis lupus/lycaon hybridizationTyler Wheeldon
Natural Resources DNA Profiling and Forensics Centre, Trent University, DNA Building, 2140 East Bank Drive, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada K9J 7B8
Biol Lett 5:101-4. 2009The genetic status of wolves in the western Great Lakes region has received increased attention following the decision to remove them from protection under the US Endangered Species Act...
- Glucocorticoid stress hormones and the effect of predation risk on elk reproductionScott Creel
Department of Ecology, 310 Lewis Hall, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:12388-93. 2009..When wolves are present, elk alter their grouping patterns, vigilance, foraging behavior, habitat selection, and diet...
- Legacy lost: genetic variability and population size of extirpated US grey wolves (Canis lupus)Jennifer A Leonard
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1606, USA
Mol Ecol 14:9-17. 2005..However, because wolves disperse over long distances, extant populations in Canada and Alaska might have retained a substantial proportion ..
- Evidence of genetic distinction and long-term population decline in wolves (Canis lupus) in the Italian ApenninesV Lucchini
Istituto Nazionale per la Fauna Selvatica, Ozzano Emilia (BO, Italy
Mol Ecol 13:523-36. 2004..Historical information suggests the occurrence of an extensive human-caused contraction in the distribution range of wolves (Canis lupus) during the last few centuries in Europe...
- A spatially explicit model for an Allee effect: why wolves recolonize so slowly in Greater YellowstoneAmy Hurford
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alta, Canada T6G 2E9
Theor Popul Biol 70:244-54. 2006..Our results suggest that a reduced probability of finding mates at low densities may slow recolonization rate...
- Detection of Leishmania infantum in captive wolves from Southwestern EuropeNatalia Sastre
Servei Veterinari de Genètica Molecular, Departament de Ciencia Animal i dels Aliments, Facultat de Veterinaria, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
Vet Parasitol 158:117-20. 2008..For that reason, the serum and peripheral blood samples of 33 captive wolves from the European Breeding of Endangered Species Programme (EEP) were analyzed using the enzyme-linked ..
- Climate and habitat barriers to dispersal in the highly mobile grey wolfEli Geffen
Institute for Nature Conservation Research Tel Aviv University Tel Aviv 69978 Israel
Mol Ecol 13:2481-90. 2004..We suggest two possible mechanisms by which environmental conditions may influence the dispersal decisions made by wolves.
- Species-specific differences and similarities in the behavior of hand-raised dog and wolf pups in social situations with humansMárta Gácsi
Department of Ethology, Eotvos University, Budapest, Pázmány P 1 c 1117 Hungary
Dev Psychobiol 47:111-22. 2005..Dogs and wolves did not differ in their general activity level during the tests...
- Mitochondrial DNA from prehistoric canids highlights relationships between dogs and South-East European wolvesFabio Verginelli
Department of Oncology and Neurosciences, University G. D'Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
Mol Biol Evol 22:2541-51. 2005..To gain insight into the relationships between ancient European wolves and dogs we analyzed a 262-bp mitochondrial DNA control region fragment retrieved from five prehistoric Italian ..
- Prey risk allocation in a grazing ecosystemJustin A Gude
Ecology Department, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717, USA
Ecol Appl 16:285-98. 2006..We found little evidence that wolves affect elk group sizes, which were strongly influenced by habitat type and hunting by humans...
- Comprehension of human pointing gestures in young human-reared wolves (Canis lupus) and dogs (Canis familiaris)Zsófia Virányi
Department of Ethology, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary
Anim Cogn 11:373-87. 2008..Wolf pups, on the contrary, do not attend to this subtle pointing. Accordingly in Studies 2 and 3, these wolves were tested longitudinally with this and four other (easier) human-given cues...
- Recolonizing wolves and mesopredator suppression of coyotes: impacts on pronghorn population dynamicsKim Murray Berger
Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, 5230 Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322, USA
Ecol Appl 18:599-612. 2008..abundance to evaluate whether mesopredator release of coyotes (Canis latrans), resulting from the extirpation of wolves (Canis lupus) throughout much of the United States, contributes to high rates of neonatal mortality in ungulates...
- Novel repeat polymorphisms of the dopaminergic neurotransmitter genes among dogs and wolvesKrisztina Hejjas
Department of Medical Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Pathobiochemistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
Mamm Genome 18:871-9. 2007..sample involving four dog breeds (German Shepherd, Belgian Tervueren, Groenandael, and Malinois) and European Grey Wolves. A significant difference of allele and genotype frequencies was demonstrated among the analyzed breeds; therefore,..
- Rabies in endangered Ethiopian wolvesDeborah A Randall
University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Emerg Infect Dis 10:2214-7. 2004..as a particular threat to wild canids, we report on a rabies outbreak in a subpopulation of endangered Ethiopian wolves in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia, in 2003 and 2004. Parenteral vaccination of wolves was used to manage the outbreak...
- Serologic survey for selected disease agents in wolves (Canis lupus) from Alaska and the Yukon Territory, 1984-2000Randall L Zarnke
Alaska Department of Fish and Game, 1300 College Road, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701 1599, USA
J Wildl Dis 40:632-8. 2004b>Wolves (Canis lupus) were captured in several geographic areas of Alaska (USA) and the Yukon Territory (Canada) during 1984-2000. Blood was collected from 1,122 animals...
- Conserving top predators in ecosystemsGuillaume Chapron
Science 320:47. 2008
- The importance of crossroads in faecal marking behaviour of the wolves (Canis lupus)Isabel Barja
Departamento de Biologia, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, 28049 Madrid, Spain
Naturwissenschaften 91:489-92. 2004For wolves (Canis lupus) scats play an important function in territorial marking behaviour...
- Gray wolves as climate change buffers in YellowstoneChristopher C Wilmers
Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
PLoS Biol 3:e92. 2005..In Yellowstone National Park, winter conditions and reintroduced gray wolves (Canis lupus) together determine the availability of winter carrion on which numerous scavenger species depend for ..
- Prevalence of antibodies to Neospora caninum in wild animalsJ P Dubey
US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Animal and Natural Resources Institute, Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland 20705 2350, USA
J Parasitol 91:1217-8. 2005..in 5 of 249 bison (Bison bison), 5 of 160 caribou (Rangifer tarandus), 4 of 162 moose (Alces alces), 4 of 122 wolves (Canis lupus), and 1 of 224 musk ox (Ovibos moschatus) but not in 197 black bears (Ursus americanus)...
- Two centuries of the Scandinavian wolf population: patterns of genetic variability and migration during an era of dramatic declineØ Flagstad
Department of Evolutionary Biology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, S 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
Mol Ecol 12:869-80. 2003..Contemporary Finnish wolves, considered to be representative of a large eastern wolf population, were used for comparison...
- Historical and ecological determinants of genetic structure in arctic canidsL E Carmichael
CW405 Biological Sciences Building, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Mol Ecol 16:3466-83. 2007b>Wolves (Canis lupus) and arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus) are the only canid species found throughout the mainland tundra and arctic islands of North America...
- Megafaunal extinctions and the disappearance of a specialized wolf ecomorphJennifer A Leonard
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Curr Biol 17:1146-50. 2007..Nevertheless, wolves disappeared from northern North America in the Late Pleistocene, suggesting they were affected by factors that ..
- Analysis of canine parvovirus sequences from wolves and dogs isolated in ItalyM Battilani
Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria e Patologia Animale, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Via Tolara di Sopra 50, 40064 Ozzano Emilia, Bologna, Italy
J Gen Virol 82:1555-60. 2001The VP2 genes of Italian canine parvovirus (CPV) type 2 strains isolated from dogs and wolves were sequenced and a three-dimensional model of the VP2 capsid protein was constructed...
- The domestication of social cognition in dogsBrian Hare
Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Science 298:1634-6. 2002..In this study, we found that wolves who were raised by humans do not show these same skills, whereas domestic dog puppies only a few weeks old, even ..
- MHC class II genes in European wolves: a comparison with dogsJennifer M Seddon
Department of Evolutionary Biology, EBC, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
Immunogenetics 54:490-500. 2002..the diversification of species, we present nine DQA, 10 DQB, and 17 DRB1 sequences of the second exon for European wolves and compare them with sequences of North American wolves and dogs...
- Rapid adaptive evolution of northeastern coyotes via hybridization with wolvesRoland Kays
New York State Museum, Albany, NY 12230, USA
Biol Lett 6:89-93. 2010..range of coyotes over the last 90 years is partly explained by changes to the landscape and local extinctions of wolves, but hybridization may also have facilitated their movement...
- Evaluation of d2, a microsatellite measure of inbreeding and outbreeding, in wolves with a known pedigreeP Hedrick
Department of Biology, Arizona State University, Tempe 85287, USA
Evolution 55:1256-60. 2001..We suggest that the measure be examined theoretically to determine when (and how much) the predictive value of the measure is different from that of heterozygosity for inbreeding or outbreeding levels in a variety of different scenarios...
- The genealogy and genetic viability of reintroduced Yellowstone grey wolvesBridgett M VonHoldt
University of California, Los Angeles, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 621 Charles E Young Dr South, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Mol Ecol 17:252-74. 2008..We have analysed 200 Yellowstone wolves, including all 31 founders, for variation in 26 microsatellite loci over the 10-year reintroduction period (1995-..
- Differentiation of tundra/taiga and boreal coniferous forest wolves: genetics, coat colour and association with migratory caribouMarco Musiani
Faculty of Environmental Design, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1 N4
Mol Ecol 16:4149-70. 2007..tundra and forested regions of Canada explained differences in migratory behaviour, genetics, and coat colour of wolves. Satellite-telemetry data demonstrated that tundra wolves (n = 19) migrate annually with caribou (n = 19) from ..
- Endangered wolves cloned from adult somatic cellsMin Kyu Kim
Department of Theriogenology and Biotechnology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Cloning Stem Cells 9:130-7. 2007..In each surrogate dog, two fetal sacs were confirmed by early pregnancy diagnosis at 23 days, but only two cloned wolves were delivered...
- Exposure of free-ranging maned wolves (Chrysocyon brachyurus) to infectious and parasitic disease agents in the NoÃ«l Kempff Mercado National Park, BoliviaSharon L Deem
Field Veterinary Program, Wildlife Conservation Society, 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, New York 10460, USA
J Zoo Wildl Med 36:192-7. 2005Maned wolves (Chrysocyon brachyurus) are neotropic mammals, listed as a CITES Appendix II species, with a distribution south of the Amazon forest from Bolivia, through northern Argentina and Paraguay and into eastern Brazil and northern ..
- The IGF1 small dog haplotype is derived from Middle Eastern grey wolvesMelissa M Gray
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
BMC Biol 8:16. 2010....
- A simple reason for a big difference: wolves do not look back at humans, but dogs doAdam Miklosi
Department of Ethology, Eotvos University, Budapest, Pázmány P 1c, 1117, Hungary
Curr Biol 13:763-6. 2003The present investigations were undertaken to compare interspecific communicative abilities of dogs and wolves, which were socialized to humans at comparable levels...
- Molecular and evolutionary history of melanism in North American gray wolvesTovi M Anderson
Departments of Genetics and Pediatrics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Science 323:1339-43. 2009..We show that the melanistic K locus mutation in North American wolves derives from past hybridization with domestic dogs, has risen to high frequency in forested habitats, and exhibits ..
- Population size estimation in Yellowstone wolves with error-prone noninvasive microsatellite genotypesScott Creel
Department of Ecology, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717, USA
Mol Ecol 12:2003-9. 2003..For faecal genotypes from wolves in Yellowstone National Park, error rates varied substantially among samples, often above the 'worst-case ..
- Genetic differentiation of eastern wolves in Algonquin Park despite bridging gene flow between coyotes and grey wolvesL Y Rutledge
Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program, Trent University, 2140 East Bank Drive, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
Heredity (Edinb) 105:520-31. 2010..Extensive hybridization among grey wolves (Canis lupus), eastern wolves (C. lycaon) and coyotes (C...
- The distribution of Echinococcus granulosus in moose: evidence for parasite-induced vulnerability to predation by wolves?Damien O Joly
Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan, 112 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, S7N 5E2
Oecologia 140:586-90. 2004..Heavy infection by E. granulosus may predispose moose to increased risk of predation by wolves. Theory predicts that parasite-induced vulnerability to predation will reduce the degree of aggregation of ..
- A detailed picture of the origin of the Australian dingo, obtained from the study of mitochondrial DNAPeter Savolainen
Department of Biotechnology, Royal Institute of Technology, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:12387-90. 2004..in 211 Australian dingoes sampled in all states of Australia, 676 dogs from all continents, and 38 Eurasian wolves, and 263 bp were analyzed in 19 pre-European archaeological dog samples from Polynesia...
- A heuristic two-dimensional presentation of microsatellite-based data applied to dogs and wolvesClaudia E Veit Kensch
Institute for Animal Breeding, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, The Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Veterinaerstr 13, 80539 Munich, Germany
Genet Sel Evol 39:447-63. 2007..We expect that the inference of population structure in domesticated species with complex breeding histories can be strongly supported by the two-dimensional presentation based on the described heuristic method...
- Pitfalls of applying adaptive management to a wolf population in Algonquin Provincial Park, OntarioJohn B Theberge
School of Planning, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada
Environ Manage 37:451-60. 2006..Evidence of a population decline was based upon 12 years of data on 137 different radio-collared wolves. Because human killing accounted for an average of 66% of deaths, and most killing occurred adjacent to the park, ..
- Systematic conservation planning and the cost of tackling conservation conflicts with large carnivores in ItalyCarlo Rondinini
Department of Animal and Human Biology, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
Conserv Biol 21:1455-62. 2007..approach to conservation planning to explore different conservation scenarios for the Apennine populations of wolves (Canis lupus) and bears (Ursus arctos marsicanus) in Italy...
- Ecology. Aspens return to Yellowstone, with help from some wolvesVirginia Morell
Science 317:438-9. 2007
- Genetic variability in maned wolf based on heterologous short-tandem repeat markers from domestic dogD C Salim
Laboratorio de Genetica, Departamento de Genetica e Morfologia, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, DF, Brasil
Genet Mol Res 6:348-57. 2007..3 and 67%, respectively. The genetic variability found for this species, which is considered threatened with extinction, showed similar results when compared to studies of other canids...
- Assessment of prey vulnerability through analysis of wolf movements and kill sitesEric J Bergman
Ecology Department, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717, USA
Ecol Appl 16:273-84. 2006..was evidence that elk (Cervus elaphus) and bison (Bison bison) densities had a weak effect on the sites where wolves traveled and made kills...
- Fine-scale predation risk on elk after wolf reintroduction in Yellowstone National Park, USAJoshua S Halofsky
Department of Forest Resources, College of Forestry, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
Oecologia 155:869-77. 2008....
- Predator disease out-break modulates top-down, bottom-up and climatic effects on herbivore population dynamicsChristopher C Wilmers
Ecol Lett 9:383-9. 2006....
- Captive breeding and the reintroduction of Mexican and red wolvesP W Hedrick
School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85281 4501, USA
Mol Ecol 17:344-50. 2008Mexican and red wolves were both faced with extinction in the wild until captive populations were established more than two decades ago...
- Carnivore-caused livestock mortality in Trans-HimalayaTsewang Namgail
Wildlife Institute of India, Chandrabani, Dehradun 248 001, Uttaranchal, India
Environ Manage 39:490-6. 2007..Domestic goat was the major victim (32%), followed by sheep (30%), yak (15%), and horse (13%). Wolves killed horses significantly more and goats less than would be expected from their relative abundance...
- [Group DIB in a cart through the Oostvaardersplassen, the Netherlands]Linda van Veen
Tijdschr Diergeneeskd 131:899-900. 2006
- Severe inbreeding depression in a wild wolf (Canis lupus) populationOlof Liberg
Grimsö Wildlife Research Station, Department of Conservation Biology, Swedish University of Agricultural Science, SE 73091 Riddarhyttan, Sweden
Biol Lett 1:17-20. 2005..In a small, naturally restored, wild population of grey wolves in Scandinavia, founded in 1983, we constructed a pedigree for 24 of the 28 breeding pairs established in the ..
- Evaluating prey switching in wolf-ungulate systemsRobert A Garrott
Ecology Department, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717, USA
Ecol Appl 17:1588-97. 2007..Mathematical models predicting and describing wolf-ungulate interactions are typically limited to the wolves' primary prey, with the potential for prey switching in wolf-multiple-ungulate systems only suggested or assumed ..
- Wolf reintroduction to Scotland: public attitudes and consequences for red deer managementErlend B Nilsen
Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
Proc Biol Sci 274:995-1002. 2007..In much of the Highlands of Scotland, wolves (Canis lupus) were eradicated by 1769, but there are currently proposals for them to be reintroduced...
- Multiscale wolf predation risk for elk: does migration reduce risk?Mark Hebblewhite
Wildlife Biology Program, Department of Ecosystem and Conservation Sciences, College of Forestry, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
Oecologia 152:377-87. 2007..Because wolves avoided areas near high human activity, however, fine-scale selection by resident elk for areas near high human ..
- Transferability of short tandem repeat markers for two wild Canid species inhabiting the Brazilian CerradoF M Rodrigues
Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Goiás, Anapolis, GO, Brasil
Genet Mol Res 5:846-50. 2006..Genetic parameter values (number of alleles per locus, observed and expected heterozygosities, and fixation indices) were within the expected range reported for canid populations worldwide...
- The bureaucratically imperiled Mexican wolfAnthony Povilitis
Life Net, Lukeville, AZ 86341, USA
Conserv Biol 20:942-5. 2006
- Willow on Yellowstone's northern range: evidence for a trophic cascade?Hawthorne L Beyer
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
Ecol Appl 17:1563-71. 2007Reintroduction of wolves (Canis lupus) to Yellowstone National Park in 1995-1996 has been argued to promote a trophic cascade by altering elk (Cervus elaphus) density, habitat-selection patterns, and behavior that, in turn, could lead to ..
- Predation risk affects reproductive physiology and demography of elkScott Creel
Department of Ecology, Montana State University, 310 Lewis Hall, Bozeman, MT 59717, USA
Science 315:960. 2007..Yellowstone Ecosystem alter patterns of aggregation, habitat selection, vigilance, and foraging in the presence of wolves (Canis lupus). Antipredator behaviors like these can reduce predation risk but are also likely to carry costs...
- Trophic control of mesopredators in terrestrial ecosystems: top-down or bottom-up?Bodil Elmhagen
School of Biology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Devonshire Building NE1 7RU, UK
Ecol Lett 10:197-206. 2007..Thus, both top-down and bottom-up processes need to be understood for effective preservation of biodiversity in anthropogenically transformed ecosystems...
- Detecting introgressive hybridization between free-ranging domestic dogs and wild wolves (Canis lupus) by admixture linkage disequilibrium analysisA Verardi
Istituto Nazionale per la Fauna Selvatica, , 40064 Ozzano dell'Emilia (Bologna, Italy
Mol Ecol 15:2845-55. 2006Occasional crossbreeding between free-ranging domestic dogs and wild wolves (Canis lupus) has been detected in some European countries by mitochondrial DNA sequencing and genotyping unlinked microsatellite loci...
- Does interference competition with wolves limit the distribution and abundance of coyotes?Kim Murray Berger
Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 5230, USA
J Anim Ecol 76:1075-85. 2007Interference competition with wolves Canis lupus is hypothesized to limit the distribution and abundance of coyotes Canis latrans, and the extirpation of wolves is often invoked to explain the expansion in coyote range throughout much of ..
- Prevalence of Sarcocystis spp. in two subspecies of caribou (Rangifer tarandus) in Newfoundland and Labrador, and foxes (Vulpes vulpes), wolves (Canis lupus), and husky dogs (Canis familiaris) as potential definitive hostsR A Khan
Department of Biology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Canada
J Parasitol 92:662-3. 2006..Muscle samples of caribou were obtained, primarily from hunters, and feces of red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and wolves (Canis lupus), from trappers, and Husky dogs (Canis familiaris), from owners...
- Updates on cystic echinococcosis (CE) in ItalyG Garippa
Dipartimento di Biologia Animale, Sezione Parassitologia e Malattie Parassitarie, , Sassari, Italy
Parassitologia 48:57-9. 2006..3% in sheep and 41.5% in cattle, with a fertility of 10.3% and 2.6%, respectively. CE was found also in 9.4% of pigs, with fertility of 6.5%. The G1 strain was recovered in sheep and cattle while the G7 in pigs...
- Hydrologic regime and herbivory stabilize an alternative state in Yellowstone National ParkEvan C Wolf
Department of Forest, Rangeland and Watershed Stewardship, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523, USA
Ecol Appl 17:1572-87. 2007..Management intervention to restore the historical hydrologic regime may be necessary to recover willows and beavers across the landscape...
- Indirect effects and traditional trophic cascades: a test involving wolves, coyotes, and pronghornKim Murray Berger
Department of Wildland Resources, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322 5230, USA
Ecology 89:818-28. 2008..Ecosystem to evaluate whether mesopredator release of coyotes (Canis latrans), resulting from the extirpation of wolves (Canis lupus), accounts for high rates of coyote predation on pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) fawns observed in ..
- The effect of the last glacial age on speciation and population genetic structure of the endangered Ethiopian wolf (Canis simensis)Dada Gottelli
Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Nuffield Building, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
Mol Ecol 13:2275-86. 2004..This study highlights the importance of populations north of the Rift Valley for the maintenance of genetic variability within the species and has consequent implications for conservation...
- Manipulation of canine fertility using in vitro culture techniquesD A Hewitt
Unit of Veterinary Reproduction, Department of Farm Animal and Equine Medicine and Surgery, Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Hawkshead Lane, North Mimms, Hatfield, Herts. AL9 7TA, UK
J Reprod Fertil Suppl 57:111-25. 2001..This work in the domestic model may lead to development of a gamete-banking programme to safeguard the future of endangered canine species...
- Characterization of three microsatellite loci linked to the canine RP3 intervalB Zangerl
James A. Baker Institute for Animal Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
J Hered 93:70-3. 2002....
- Lessons from the wolfJim Robbins
Sci Am 290:76-81. 2004
- Serum lipid concentrations in six canid and four ursid species in four zoosSusan D Crissey
Conservation Biology and Research Center, Chicago Zoological Society, Brookfield Zoo, Brookfield, Illinois 60513, USA
J Zoo Wildl Med 35:34-9. 2004..samples collected from eight African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus), three arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus), nine gray wolves (Canis lupus), four maned wolves (Chrysocyon brachyurus), two Mexican wolves (Canis lupus baleiyi), nine red ..
- Intrinsic and climatic factors in North-American animal population dynamicsNicolas Loeuille
Laboratoire d Ecologie, UMR 7625, Ecole Normale Superieure, 46 rue d Ulm, F 75230 Paris, France
BMC Ecol 4:6. 2004..Several attempts have been made to relate these to climatic cycles. We use advanced time series analysis methods to attribute cyclicities in several North-American mammal species to abiotic vs. biotic factors...
- Ecology. Signs of stress seen in snowmobile seasonJay Withgott
Science 296:1784-5. 2002
- Study on the ecological distribution of alveolar Echinococcus in Hulunbeier Pasture of Inner Mongolia, ChinaC T Tang
Parasitology Research Laboratory, College of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, Xiamen, 361005, China
Parasitology 128:187-94. 2004..Animals examined included wolves (Canis lupus), red foxes (Vulpes vulpes), sand foxes (Vulpes corsac), domestic dogs (Canis familiaris), Microtus ..
- Lawsonia intracellularis in wild mammals in the Slovak CarpathiansK Tomanová
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Palackeho 1 3, 612 42 Brno, Czech Republic
J Wildl Dis 39:407-11. 2003..Lawsonia intracellularis was found in two samples from wolves, in two samples from foxes, and one sample from red deer. This is the first description of L...
- Spawning salmon disrupt trophic coupling between wolves and ungulate prey in coastal British ColumbiaChris T Darimont
Department of Biology, Box 3020, STN CSC, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 3N5, Canada
BMC Ecol 8:14. 2008..Faecal (n=2203 wolf scats) and isotopic analyses (n=60 wolf hair samples) provide independent data sets, also allowing us to examine how consistent these common techniques are in estimating foraging behaviour...
- Population response to climate change: linear vs. non-linear modeling approachesAlicia M Ellis
Department of Biological Science, Darmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
BMC Ecol 4:2. 2004..Here, we compare linear and non-linear models describing the contribution of climate to the density fluctuations of the population of wolves on Isle Royale, Michigan from 1959 to 1999.
- The effect of the wolf on the competition between ungulates in the Voronezh Biosphere ReserveYuP Likhatskii
Faculty of Ecology, Peoples Friendship University, Podol'skoe sh. 8/5, Moscow, 113093 Russia
Dokl Biol Sci 387:520-2. 2002
- Low seroprevalence of antibodies to Neospora caninum in wild canids in IsraelA Steinman
Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, P O Box 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel
Vet Parasitol 137:155-8. 2006..were collected from 114 free ranging wild golden jackals (Canis aureus), 24 red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and nine wolves (Canis lupus), which were collected in Israel during the years 1999-2004...
- High-Speed, Depth-Resolved Images of Cardiac physiologyGuy Salama; Fiscal Year: 2007..We focus here on the heart because therein lie salient problems that are ready to be addressed by this new technology. However, the wide range of possible applications may lead to the commercialization of this new technology. ..
- Comparative Genetics of Sweet Taste in CarnivoraPeihua Jiang; Fiscal Year: 2011....
- MD Anderson Cancer Ctr. Gynecology SPORE: Uterine CancerKaren Lu; Fiscal Year: 2007..D., Principal Investigator) will encourage faculty development research. An Internal Advisory Committee and External Advisory Committee will assist in scientific and clinical planning and evaluation of projects. ..
- Field Measures of Functional Tasks for CIT InterventionPaolo Bonato; Fiscal Year: 2006..They will remotely monitor functional upper limb use outside the clinic in the homes and in the community of patients undergoing CIT. ..
- REGULATION OF CELL AND ORGAN SIZE IN VIVOISWAR HARIHARAN; Fiscal Year: 2004..An approach to cloning the genes is also described. Analysis of the mutations identified in the screen will contribute to our understanding of cell size regulation in vivo. ..
- External Costs of ObesityJay Bhattacharya; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Cardiovascular Disease Following Hypertensive PregnancyMyles Wolf; Fiscal Year: 2007..They believe the results will provide critical insight into mechanisms of CVD in women and potentially suggest means to alter their CVD risk. ..
- STEM CELL DERIVATION OF TWO NEOTROPICAL PRIMATE SPECIESA Schuler; Fiscal Year: 2007....