Definition of Canis latrans
1. Noun. Small wolf native to western North America.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canis Latrans
Literary usage of Canis latrans
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1. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1902)
"gives the measurements of seven crania of canis latrans in the British Museum and in the Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons. The exact locality of No. ..."
2. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Charles Darwin (1890)
"The Mackenzie- river dogs, of the canis latrans type, when brought to England, never learned to bark properly ; but one born in the Zoological Gardens 31 ..."
3. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1906)
"... and during the night we heard the barking of the prairie wolves (canis latrans, Say), which prowled about, looking for any remnants of provisions. ..."