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    Hybridization Red Wolf

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    Research into the effects of hybridization with coyotes on red wolf survival Matthew Owen, University of South Wales, UK Introduction and project rationale The red wolf (Canis rufus) is a critically endangered canid species that is endemic to the south-east regions of the United States. In the past, the wolves were widespread in numerous American states, but persecution and loss of habitat restricted them to the states of Louisiana and Texas where they then struggled with high parasite numbers and hybridization with coyotes (Canis latrans) (Brzeski et al., 2014). As red wolves are an endangered species, efforts to re-introduce the animals to the wild are actively taking place. Pedigree inbreeding coefficients…

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    Red Wolf Research Paper

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    Red Wolves The Red wolf, scientifically known as Canis rufus, is a close relative to the more commonly known, Grey wolf. The Grey wolf is the one typically used in fairy tales while the Red wolf is not. The Red wolf has a cinnamon or tawny red coat with some grey and black markings. Their back tends to be darker and their tails tend to have a black tip. Red wolves are smaller than their close relatives, the grey wolf, but have longer legs and shorter fur. Full grown Red wolves measure around 4…

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    Red Wolf History

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    Science The Red Wolf is relatively small in size. It is smaller than the Gray Wolf one of its close cousin, but larger the Coyote (Imbriaco 18). On average the female Red Wolf weighs 52 pounds and the male weighs 61 pounds. Its average body length is 55 to 65 inches or roughly 4 feet, its average shoulder height is 26 inches. The Red Wolf is found on only 1.7 million acres in eastern North Carolina and in zoos around the US. Their main habitat is in marshes, forests, and basically anywhere there…

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    Description: The red wolf has been listed as critically endangered since 1996 and is protected by United States law. It is a typical canine who eats river rats, rabbits and rodents. Their size is somewhere between that of a gray wolf and a coyote. Adults measure between 136 – 160 cm in length and weighs between 23 – 39kg. It has also been compared to the greyhound for its long and slender limbs. It is a reddish, tawny colour with big ears and small skull. Studies in 2016 concluded that the red…

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    Perrault’s short story ‘Little Red Riding Hood` and Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm’s “The little Red Cap” are fairly tales about a wolf and a young girl. They seem to be one but have continuously changed over a period of time. This can be attributed to the modern adaptations of circumstances and readings. The story was published first by Charles Perrault. The story is of a little girl called Little Red Riding hood. The name originated from the red hooded cloak that she wore. The girl is sent by her…

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    you think you are smarter than a wolf? In the twisted fairy tale, Little Red Riding Hood, Charlotte and Poppy prove that they are smarter. The wolf consistently underestimates the girls and their knowledge of ways to defeat him. In Maura McHugh’s feminist reading of “Little Red Riding Hood”, Charlotte and Poppy demonstrate as feminists, how women are portrayed as unwise but they prove they are intelligent by outsmarting the wolf multiple times and eventually killing him. Charlotte first…

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    obtained his powers from a wolf spirit, he became Red Wolf. Red Wolf is usually seen shirtless, wearing fringe leather pants, and sports a wolf’s head on his head, however it is difficult to say if say if Red Wolf’s portrayal is seen as the Dead Indian, because of the historical setting of the comics. While Red Wolf is Cheyenne by blood, he was raised in a Anglo home and around the culture as well. In addition to being an army scout for the Anglo army, he is also “the last descendant for the…

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    assist in taking care of offspring of other parents. This increases the chance of survival of the offspring, and provides them with care such as grooming, training, and guarding. Because of the way that offspring are raised within cooperative breeding species, the fitness of offspring is greater than offspring who are not given aid by helpers. I will be discussing research done on this phenomena and its effects on fitness in the red wolf (Canis rufus) (Sparkman et al., 2010), the white-fronted…

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    Coexisting With Wolves

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    Coexisting With Wolves In the Western United States There was a time when wolves could be found almost anywhere in North America. In the mid 1900's, Gray wolves, Mexican Gray Wolves, and Red Wolves were hunted to near extinction. Less than three hundred Gray Wolves lived near the Great Lakes, and there were fewer than fifty Red and Mexican Gray Wolves in captivity. However, a few years later, lone wolves were captured in Canada and were reintroduced into the United States. Since then they…

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    The Wolf of Wall Street may seem just as another ridiculous comedy film at first glance, however, as with art of all forms, it can be interpreted in drastically different ways. Although the film explicitly portrays how stockbrokers in Wall Street use manipulation to fill their own pockets, The Wolf of Wall Street splendidly conveys different “morals of the story” depending on the morality of the audience: “wolves” hunger for materialistic lifestyle are eager to become filthy rich like Jordan…

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