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There are only three species of wolves: gray wolf, Ethiopian wolf, and red wolf. Timber wolves are only a subspecies of gray wolves.

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Q: Why is a gray wolf called a timber wolf?
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What is another name for a gray wolf?

Another name for the gray wolf is tha canis lapus or the timber wolf

What continent is the Timber wolf found on?

The Timber Wolf (also called the Gray Wolf) is found in Asia, Europe and North America.

What is another word for gray wolf?

Timber wolf.

What is another name for gray wolf?

timber wolf

Are timberwolves and gray wolves the same animal?

The timber wolf is a race of the gray wolf.

Why is the timber wolf endangered?

there the exact same as the gray wolf

Are Canadian gray wolves timber wolves?

Canada have gray wolves but it is also known as a timber wolf so technically they have both but they are the same animal.

Are a timber wolf and gray wolf the same size?

A Timber wolf and a Gray wolf are the same species, just with a different names. Timber wolves refer to a specific region, and Gray wolves is a more general term for all northern wolves. So it really depends which gray wolf you're looking at.

What is the Latin name for timber wolf?

Timber wolf, subspecies of the Gray wolf, has a Latin name of Canis Lupus Lycaon.

What is the scientific name for a timber wolf?

Canis lupusIf you mean a timber wolf, it's Latin name is Canis Lupus LycaonA timber wolf is a subspecies of gray wolf.

What is the difference between a timber wolf and a black wolf?

a black wolf is really just a gray wolf with black fur. Still part of the Timber wolf.

What is another name for the gray wolf is the wolf?

Grey wolves have many names including :- Gray Wolf (in America), Timber Wolf or simply Wolf

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