Himalayan Wolf

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Himalyan Wolf
Himalayan Wolf captive in Bangladesh, moving.
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Canidae
Genus: Canis
Species: C. himalayensis
Binomial name
Canis himalayensis
R. K. Aggarwal et al., 2007 [1]

The Himalayan Wolf is a kind of wolf that was thought to belong to the Tibetan Wolf family, but it, in fact, may be its own species, Canis himalayensis.[1] It is usually found in a small part of northern Republic of India, in Himachal Pradesh state and also in Indian Kashmir and, also in the eastern part of Nepal in the Himalayas. The habitat of the Himalayan Wolf (also known as the Tibetan Wolf) is only in small parts of Pakistan and Kashmir, the Republic of India, and into China and Mongolia.

References[change | change source]

  1. R. K. Aggarwal, T. Kivisild, J. Ramadevi, L. Singh:Mitochondrial DNA coding region sequences support the phylogenetic distinction of two Indian wolf species. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research, Volume 45 Issue 2 Page 163-172, May 2007 online