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- n. The Falkland Islands wolf (Dusicyon australis).
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The Falkland Islands once supported a species of canid called the warrah, otherwise known as the Antarctic wolf; Charles Darwin, stopping there with the Beagle in 1833, took a few specimens for his collection.
The warrah, with a nudge from Darwin, is now extinct.
One of the remaining historic corrals at Sapper Hill, near Stanley Although there is possible evidence of Yahgan (Patagonian native) landings, such as the warrah, the first accepted settlement was during the 18th century when East Falkland was settled by the