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The Canis lupus occidentalis which also goes by the Mackenzie Valley wolf, the Alaskan timber wolf, the Canadian timber wolf, or the rocky mountain wolf, was classified as a gray wolf subspecies in 1829 by Sir John Robinson, M.D. It is one of the largest wolf subspecies in North America. 

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Native to the American Southwest, Elf Owls are slightly larger than a soda can, but that doesn't stop them from being determined predators.

Source: Audubon Field Guide

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When you think of someone who is a “lone wolf”, what do you think of? Someone who carves their own path in a new and creative way? Someone who commits a crime on their own? Someone who doesn’t want to socialize with others and lives on the outside? 

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Barn owls are great at pest control for anyone who works in agriculture. They take care of rodent populations that damage plants by eating the bark or the roots. But, specifically, what are some of the crops they protect?  

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Camouflage is an adaptation that allows animals to blend in with their surroundings. It’s a key to survival for both predators and prey. 

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