Is hybrid a wolf or coyote? July 22, 2012 Michigan

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Is hybrid a wolf or coyote? July 22, 2012 Michigan, Detroit Free Press, Eric Sharp
...  Brian Roell ... DNR's wolf program coordinator in Marquette said ... that tests carried out on the animals that have been shot or trapped in the Lower Peninsula show that genetically they are coyotes, although they had many wolf characteristics such as longer legs and bigger bodies... Genetics studies of coyotes and two wolf species, the gray wolf and eastern wolf, prove they crossbreed and that it might not be possible to slot the resulting animal neatly into a pigeonhole...  


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