Canis lupus (carnivore)

Mass: 44 kg based on Ballard et al. 1991 and Ingles 1963

Diet: carnivore based on Kolenosky and Johnston 1967

Abundance: 0.04 to 45.24% (median 3.22%)

Latitudinal range: -37.3° to 68.8°

Habitats: Mediterranean woodland (3), desert/xeric shrubland (3), montane grassland (3), temperate broadleaf/mixed forest (6), temperate coniferous forest (3), temperate savanna (1), tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (8), tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest (8), tropical/subtropical savanna (2), tundra (1)

Biogeographic distribution: Nearctic, Palearctic, Central Asia, East Asia, Europe, Southwest Asia

Found in 38 samples

Argentina: Acambuco

Australia: Goonoo State Conservation Area (on-track, pre-baiting), Ben Boyd National Park and Nadgee Nature Reserve, Taunton National Park

Brazil: Estação Biológica de Santa Lúcia (primary forest), Tapiraí and Piedade Municipalities, Serra do Japi Biological Reserve (2009/2010), Quedas do Rio Bonito Ecological Park (camera trapping), Una and Arataca (forest), Una and Arataca (cabruca), Reserva Natural Vale (year 1)

China: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (camera traps), Altun Mountains, Gouli Region, Suojia Township, Mount Kalamaili Ungulate Nature Reserve

Colombia: Parque Nacional Natural Farallones de Cali (forest), Parque Nacional Natural Farallones de Cali (scrub)

Croatia: Northern Velebit National Park

India: Similipal Tiger Reserve (camera traps)

Italy: Western Trento Province (2012)

Kyrgyzstan: Jangart Hunting Reserve (ridge)

Lebanon: Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve (spring)

Malaysia: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Oman: Southwest Dhofar Mountains

Romania: Southern Transylvania

South Africa: Between George and Karatara

Thailand: Khao Yai National Park, Khao Ang Rue Nai Wildlife Sanctuary

Turkey: Yaylacik Research Forest, Marmaris, Ciglikara Nature Reserve, Barhal Stream

United States: North Fork of the Cache la Poudre River, Raleigh-Durham, North of the Michigamme Reservoir, Dalton Highway

Yemen: Hawf

Size measurements:
♀ body mass41800 kgN = 14Ballard et al. 1991
♂ body mass47400 kgN = 17Ballard et al. 1991
♂ body mass25401 kgN = 1Ingles 1963
♂ total body length1500 mmN = 1Ingles 1963
♂ tail length400 mmN = 1Ingles 1963
♂ hind foot length255 mmN = 1Ingles 1963
♂ ear length105 mmN = 1Ingles 1963

See also Canis, Canis adustus, Canis aureus, Canis latrans, Canis mesomelas, Canis sp.