Native Wolf Names

Here is a list of some native wolf names/wolves names along with their details:

  1. Gray Wolf (Canis lupus):
    Also known as the Timber Wolf or Western Wolf, the Gray Wolf is native to North America, Europe, and Asia. It is the most widely distributed and common wolf species.
  2. Red Wolf (Canis rufus):
    The Red Wolf is native to the southeastern United States and was declared extinct in the wild in 1980. But, reintroduction programs have been successful, and wild populations have been reestablished in eastern North Carolina.
  3. Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis):
    The Ethiopian Wolf is native to the Ethiopian highlands and is the most endangered canid in the world, with fewer than 500 individuals remaining.
  4. Indian Wolf (Canis lupus pallipes):
    The Indian Wolf is native to the Indian subcontinent and is a subspecies of the Gray Wolf. It is found in the states of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, and Madhya Pradesh.
  5. Arctic Wolf (Canis lupus arctos):
    The Arctic Wolf is native to the Arctic regions of North America and Greenland. It is also known as the White Wolf or Polar Wolf.
  6. Mexican Wolf (Canis lupus baileyi):
    The Mexican Wolf is native to the southwestern United States and Mexico and is a subspecies of the Gray Wolf. It is one of the most endangered wolves in the world, with only around 200 individuals remaining in the wild.

Note: The traditional names for wolves in indigenous cultures may vary.

  1. Eastern Wolf (Canis lycaon):
    The Eastern Wolf is native to the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada. It is also known as the Algonquin Wolf or Great Lakes Wolf.
  2. Maned Wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus):
    The Maned Wolf is native to South America and is the largest canid in the region. It is not a true wolf, but is a member of the “wolf-like” canids.
  3. Mongolian Wolf (Canis lupus chanco):
    The Mongolian Wolf is native to the grasslands and steppes of Mongolia and northeastern China.
  4. Caucasus Wolf (Canis lupus cubanensis):
    The Caucasus Wolf is native to the Caucasus Mountains in Eastern Europe and Western Asia.
  5. Tundra Wolf (Canis lupus albus):
    The Tundra Wolf is native to the tundra regions of Siberia and is a subspecies of the Gray Wolf. It is also known as the Russian Wolf or the Mongolian Wolf.
  6. European Wolf (Canis lupus lupus):
    The European Wolf is native to Europe and is a subspecies of the Gray Wolf. It is also known as the Common Wolf or the Forest Wolf.

It’s worth noting that the classification and naming of wolves is a subject of ongoing research and debate among scientists, and new information may change the names or subspecies of wolves in the future.

Related: Warrior Wolf Names

Related: 500+ Wolf Names And Their Meanings (Both Male Wolf Names and Female Wolf Names)

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *