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    Dingo Research Paper

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    Moreover, Chordatas are deuterostomes, which means that the anus develops before the mouth. Dingoes have a tail, which means that they are deuterostomes. Dingoes fall under mammaalia in the Class category because like all mammals, dingoes have hair, three middle ear bones, mammary glands, and neocortex. Since dingoes have mammary glands, they are able to produce milk and feed their offspring. The arrangement of the dingo’s teeth proves that it belongs in the Carnivora group in the Order category. All animals in the Carnivora group have a similar layout of their teeth. For most of the animals in this group, the teeth are designed to shear and shred meat. Moreover, the jaw is arranged to crush the meat in the mouth. The dingo fits in with the Canidae in the Family category because the dingo has bicuspid (two points) on the lower carnassial talonid. This gives the dingo an extra ability in mastication. If you look at the number of chromosomes that…

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    The wolf is an amazing and mysterious creature. People don’t often see wolves very often in the wild and for a few reasons. Wolves are more afraid of humans than humans are of them. Man has hunted and killed wolves for their fur. The last reason is that there aren’t very many of them left in the wild. Wolves have received quite a bad reputation. In historical times wolves have eaten farmers live stock because wolves need to survive just like the farmers needed to. That is how stories like The…

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    for single meals. They can start to hunt within territories form the range of the 50- 100 square miles and they are mentioned in the human folklore. They are known as the timber wolf, which is richly found in America, Eurasia, and Africa . It is really smaller when you look of with the Cougar. They are biggest member in their family and the total weight will be in 43 to 45 kg. Here they can be found in the various colors such red, brow, black and white. They can show off expressive behaviors on…

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    Gray Wolf Evolution

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    Alix Lippincott Mr. Day Biology B4 May 15, 2016 The Evolution of the Gray wolf Every species has an evolution, the gray wolf is no different. They belong to the “Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Chordata, Class: Mammalia, Order: Carnivora, Family: Canidae, Subfamily: Caninae, Genus: Canis and Species Lupus.” The gray wolf didn't start as a gray wolf it was originally a different animal that adapted overtime to become a gray wolf. The Reason for an animal adaption is mutation, natural selection,…

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    Was That A Coyote Or A Wolf? Wolves and coyotes both reside within the canidae family but both differ in many ways. Coyotes and Gray wolves have always been thought of as the same animal, but they are more different than people think. When someone takes the time to really dig deep into the details they can clearly see the differences between them. Someone can’t just say that Coyotes and Gray wolves are the same when actually they’re completely different. The differences between wolves and…

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    Modern Wolf

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    Over the years this animal has adapted, evolved, and learned to fit its environment. Wolves are animals similar to what we know today as the domestic dog. They travel in packs, live for six to eight years in the wild, and are currently an endangered species (National Geographic). Natural selection has picked the wolves that live in the wild today based on which are the most fit to their environment, leaving the other less fit wolves out of the gene pool. Structural, behavioral, and reproductive…

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    Hound Case Study

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    The domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris)[2][3] is a subspecies of the gray wolf (Canis lupus), a member of the Canidae family of the mammalian order Carnivora. The term "domestic dog" is generally used for both domesticated and feral varieties. The dog has been the first animal to be domesticated[4] and has been the most widely kept working, hunting, and pet animal in human history. The word "dog" may also mean the male of a canine species,[5] as opposed to the word "bitch" for the female of…

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    Red Wolf History

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    followed her (Imbriaco 30).” As this quote establishes the mothers had a very specific way to raise their young. As they start growing some of the other members of the pack look after and play with the pups. When they are old enough they join the hunt and leave the pack to establish their own packs (Imbriaco 6-7, 28-32). The Red Wolf is classified in the world of science in a very specific manner. They are classified by using kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, and species. By…

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    -How The Wolf Became The Dog- Do you ever wonder how the friendship between dog and man all began? Around 35,000 years ago on planet Earth, many things were different unlike today. Men and wolves would fight for food and survival . Earth was a harsh environment, do to the fact that it was very cold at that time period. In addition to these harsh environments a friendship grew between wolves and man. -The Understanding- Scientists have started to grow and understanding of how this friendship…

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    Why do dogs bark instead of chirp? One day, over 8,000 years ago, dogs and birds were created in Egypt. Dogs and birds coexisted with each other in the land. There were large birds in the sky and large dogs on the land. Both animals are at least the size of horses. Birds lived and thrived in the clouds that hung over the lands of Egypt. Dogs lived on the ground. The pharaoh of Egypt declared that he wanted monuments all across his empire,so pyramids were built and dogs were to help make them,…

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