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a small, reddish-gray American wolf,
similar to the coyote: once abundant in the southeastern U.S., it is now near extinction in the wild.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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So has the
, whose wild population was extinct until captive breeding and release into the wild began.
Other mammals including the
and stump-tailed macaque might also be hybrids.
Some scientists have suggested that the
is a hybrid of the gray wolf and the coyote, but that's been disputed of late.
Bull gators coughed and roared back in the swamps, and once there came a lonely howl that he identified as the
It also serves as the core area for re-establishing the
back into the wild.
Design a graphic to illustrate the role of the
as a top predator in strengthening the biodiversity of an ecosystem.
was killed by a falling tree and two others escaped the enclosure.
is elusive and will probably not be seen.
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