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Polygyny in a wild wolf pack

Journal of Mammalogy

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Abstract

This is the first recorded case of a single free-ranging male wolf breeding two females. The male settled with one at a den. Both females produced pups, and there is some evidence that the pups survived their first winter despite the male's being killed in summer.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Polygyny in a wild wolf pack
Series title:
Journal of Mammalogy
Volume
70
Issue:
3
Year Published:
1989
Language:
English
Contributing office(s):
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Description:
675-676
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Journal of Mammalogy
First page:
675
Last page:
676