sole ancestor of the dog, which was first domesticated in the Middle East. Dogs are the wolf's closest relative (the genetic divergence between gray wolves & dogs is only as opposed to over between gray wolves, Ethiopian wolves & coyot.
Simply Breathing Taking and Awe Strikingly Beautiful picture of a Wolf. Looking at this Picture it is Hard to ever imagine How WE as Humans could ever see this creature as the Villainous Characters of Folklore's we were told as Young children.
Photo: Mackenzie Valley Wolf, Alaskan Tundra Wolf or Canadian Timber Wolf (Canis lupus occidentalis), two wolves in the snow Author: Michael WeberGorgeous! I wish they all had bulletproof,human proof protection.