Tag: hybrid

December 18, 2018

Hybrids — and maybe a full red wolf — found in former range

Red wolves (Canis rufus) were thought to be extinct in the wild, outside of a reintroduced population in North Carolina. But a pair of recent studies have found coyote (Canis...

November 19, 2018

Three-species hybrid warbler discovered

Researchers recently discovered that a bird found in Pennsylvania is a hybrid between three different species. The warbler is the offspring of a hybrid warbler mother — a golden-winged (Vermivora...

July 27, 2016

Supposed wolf species may actually be hybrids

American canids are all mixed up, genetically speaking. That’s the conclusion of a new study examining wolf and coyote DNA, and the findings could change which animals receive Endangered Species...