Mexican Wolf

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Mexican Gray Wolf
Mexican Wolf running.jpg
Wolf at the Rio Grande Zoo showing its back and hind coloring
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Canidae
Genus: Canis
Species: C. lupus
Subspecies: C. l. baileyi
Trinomial name
Canis lupus baileyi
(Nelson & Goldman, 1929)

The Mexican Grey Wolf, also known as the lobo, is a wolf and one of the rarest subspecies of the Grey Wolf. Once native to southeastern Arizona, southern New Mexico, western Texas and northern Mexico. It is the smallest of North America's gray wolves.