Qinling pandas and “red wolves” and the species problem

Hundreds of species concepts exist, and within these concepts there are great controversies. As long time readers know, I am very skeptical of the validity of the red and Eastern wolves as distinct species, and I am even more controversial … Continue reading

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Maned wolves in the Shenandoah Mountains

They aren’t the most genetically distant canids from wolves. That would be the Urocyon species. Reproductive technologies in domestic dogs will lead the way. I have this bizarre fantasy of someone setting up a ranch in the Southwest for the … Continue reading

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Arctic hare vs. wolves

Quite a chase! Natural History

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