Black Wolf Down

Islander

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Beautiful animal. Congrats!

Fun fact. Black wolves are black due to back-breeding by dogs. All 100% North American wolves (no dog dna) are gray.
 
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Now that's a cool tidbit! I had to follow-up on that as well. I didn't dig into the scholarly studies though this article covers the basis.


Thanks @Islander .
 

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Beautiful animal. Congrats!

Fun fact. Black wolves are black due to back-breeding by dogs. All 100% North American wolves (no dog dna) are gray.

I had read about the black fur gene several years ago. I would love to see what those 10,000 year old "dogs" looked and acted like. Something tells me they were a handful! :)

PS One year anniversary of this one today!
 

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