Ethiopian stone village compound

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Stone compound in a traditional village in the Menz Guassa Community Conservation Area of the Ethiopian Highlands: The region is known for harboring the rare Ethiopian wolf, but genetic tests are revealing the presence in Ethiopia and elsewhere of a subspecies of gray wolf. Below: Canis lupus lupaster, the newly identified African wolf, was generally considered a subspecies of golden jackal until the recent discoveries. DNA testing of animals (which can be done on scat) is needed to definitively determine its full range and how common it is in comparison with the golden jackal, with which it can also interbreed.

Frankfurt Zoological Society/www.guassaarea.org/www.fzs .org Below: Eric Didner

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Stone compound in a traditional village in the Menz Guassa Community Conservation Area of the Ethiopian Highlands: The region is known for harboring the rare Ethiopian wolf, but genetic tests are revealing the presence in Ethiopia and elsewhere of a subspecies of gray wolf. Below: Canis lupus lupaster, the newly identified African wolf, was generally considered a subspecies of golden jackal until the recent discoveries. DNA testing of animals (which can be done on scat) is needed to definitively determine its full range and how common it is in comparison with the golden jackal, with which it can also interbreed.

Frankfurt Zoological Society/www.guassaarea.org/www.fzs .org Below: Eric Didner

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Stone compound in a traditional village in the Menz Guassa Community Conservation Area of the Ethiopian Highlands: The region is known for harboring the rare Ethiopian wolf, but genetic tests are revealing the presence in Ethiopia and elsewhere of a subspecies of gray wolf. Below: Canis lupus lupaster, the newly identified African wolf, was generally considered a subspecies of golden jackal until the recent discoveries. DNA testing of animals (which can be done on scat) is needed to definitively determine its full range and how common it is in comparison with the golden jackal, with which it can also interbreed.

Frankfurt Zoological Society/www.guassaarea.org/www.fzs .org Below: Eric Didner
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