Definition of Canis niger
1. Noun. Reddish-grey wolf of southwestern North America.
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Literary usage of Canis niger
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1. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater, Indian Museum (1891)
"1176,) which was afterwards described by Mr. Sclater as Canis niger, from living specimens in the London Zoological Gardens. It is probable that this black ..."
2. The Animals and Man: An Elementary Textbook of Zoology and Human Physiology by Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Mary Isabel McCracken (1911)
"... the black Thibet wolf (Canis niger) of Thibet, and the coyote (Canis latrans) and dun-gray wolf (Canis occidentalis) of North America. ..."