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Conditions and Diseases
Is a disease killing ethiopian wolves?
Asked in Ethiopia, Microbiology, Plankton
What kind of animals live in Danakil Depression in Ethiopia?
What is the scientific name for an Ethiopian wolf?
How did Ethiopian wolves become endangered?
Expanding human populations, and the problems that come along with it. Hunting the wolf as a predator of human's livestock, and even killing the wolf out of fear for their own lives and the lives of their children. This is the same story for wolves worldwide. Wolves rarely attack humans, preferring to flee when contacted. The Ethiopian wolf has a total population of around 490, with no more than 400 being breeding adults. Wikipedia lists the Ethiopian wolf as the world's rarest canine, which is incorrect. The critically endangered red wolf, once found from Pennsylvania to Texas, has a wild population of around 110, all found in North Carolina's Alligator River Refuge, in the eastern part of the state.