Genetic nature of eastern wolves: Past, present and future

Authors: C.J. Kyle, A.R. Johnson, B.R. Patterson, P.J. Wilson, K. Shami, S.K. Grewal, B.N. White

From Conservation Genetics

Eastern North American wolves have long been recognized as morphologically distinct from both coyotes and gray wolves. [...] Hybridization may be enhancing the adaptive potential of eastern wolves, allowing them to more effectively exploit available resources in rapidly changing environments.

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