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Scientists say red wolves like this one interbred with
Scientists say red wolves like this one interbred with

Coy dogs, coy wolves: what are those things out there?

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The last true wolf confirmed in the Adirondacks was seen, and killed by a hunter, in 1893. But the last few decades, people across the North Country have been seeing packs of big animals that look and act sort of like a wolves. Some people call them "coy-dogs," but scientists say there's no dog in the mix. Brian Mann spoke with Professor Bradley White, one of the top wolf researchers in Ontario.

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coyotes like this one to produce the North Country's "coy wolves"  (Photos:  US Government)

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Brian Mann
Adirondack Bureau Chief

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