Chesapeake Science

, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 218–220

Early specimens of the eastern wolf,Canis lupus lycaon

Authors

  • Richard H. Manville
    • Divisions of Mammals and of Cultural AnthropologyU.S. National Museum
  • William C. Sturtevant
    • Divisions of Mammals and of Cultural AnthropologyU.S. National Museum
Short papers and Notes

DOI: 10.2307/1350441

Cite this article as:
Manville, R.H. & Sturtevant, W.C. Chesapeake Science (1966) 7: 218. doi:10.2307/1350441
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Abstract

Celebration of the bicentennial of the birth of James Smithson, in 1965, disclosed the existence of two partial wolf skulls among Indian artifacts in a Swedish museum. These fragmentary skulls, here described, are thought to represent the earliest known preserved specimens of American wolves, except for archeological material.

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© Estuarine Research Federation 1966