Mackenzie River wolf

Mackenzie River wolf
Loup du Canada (Canis lupus mackenzii).JPG
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Canidae
Genus: Canis
C. l. mackenzii
Trinomial name
Canis lupus mackenzii
Anderson, 1943 (1908)[1][2]
North American gray wolf subspecies distribution according to Goldman (1944) & MSW3 (2005).png
Historical and present range of gray wolf subspecies in North America

Canis albus mackenzii

The Mackenzie River wolf or Mackenzie Arctic Wolf(Canis lupus mackenzii) is a subspecies of gray wolf which is found in Canada's southern portion of Northwest Territories. Not much has been published on Canis lupus mackenzii but one of the most comprehensive studies was done in 1954 by W.A. Fuller, Wolf Control Operations, Southern Mackenzie District, Canada Wildlife Service Report.[citation needed] This wolf is recognized as a subspecies of Canis lupus in the taxonomic authority Mammal Species of the World (2005).[3]

This wolf subspecies can be found in Thaidene Nëné National Park Reserve.[4]


  1. ^ "Canis lupus mackenzii Anderson, 1943". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.
  2. ^ Joshua Ross Ginsberg, David Whyte Macdonald & IUCN/SSC Canid Specialist Group (1990). "Sorting out the Canidae". Foxes, wolves, jackals, and dogs: an action plan for the conservation of canids. International Union for Conservation of Nature. pp. 4–8. ISBN 978-2-88032-996-9.
  3. ^ Wozencraft, W. C. (2005). "Order Carnivora". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 575–577. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. url=
  4. ^ "Thaidene Në né National Park Reserve becomes N.W.T.'s newest protected area | CBC News".