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Wolf (Oceania)

Scientific Name: Canis lupus

Subspecies: From a total of 7 subspecies only one is found in the Indo-Pacific region: Indian Wolf (Cnais l. pallipes).

Distribution: Western India, Punjab and Sind.

Habitat: Open woodland, tundra, other woodland types including mountain forests.

Description: Reminiscent of a large Alsatian dog, the wolf weighs up to 90 kg and measures up to 1 meter over the shoulder. It reaches a total body length of 1.60 m without tail. General colour grey to grey brown, sometimes even reddish brown (summer). The ears point straight upwards. The pawmarks are narrower and larger than those of a dog.

Hunting method: Stalking, at a kill, cordon hunting and driven hunt.

Hunting available in: Washington convention list 1 for population in Bhutan, India, Nepal and Parkistan. Import and export license required. Other population are on list 2.

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