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  • n. Plural form of coywolf.

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Examples

  • Pickup driver kills 8 bighorn on highway west of Anaconda, Montana Otter guts state agencies while pursuing expensive attacks on ESA listings In New England they should called "coywolves," not "coyotes" or coydogs "

    Ralph Maughan's Wildlife News

  • One Massachusetts biologist says the animals deserve a new moniker: coywolves.

    Boston.com Most Popular

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  • Coywolves are not ‘shy wolves’—they are coyote-wolf hybrids (with some dog mixed in) and now number in the millions.

    The hybrid, or Canis latrans var, is about 55 pounds heavier than pure coyotes, with longer legs, a larger jaw, smaller ears and a bushier tail. It is part eastern wolf, part wester wolf, western coyote and with some dog (large breeds like Doberman Pinschers and German Shepherds), reports The Economist. Coywolves today are on average a quarter wolf and a tenth dog.

    June 4, 2017