Whereas dental injuries and abnormalities have been documented in Gray Wolves (Canis lupus), severe maxillary necrosis has not previously been implicated in a Gray Wolf fatality. Here I report maxillary osteomyelitis in a wild Gray Wolf from northeastern Minnesota of such severity that I hypothesize it ultimately led to death by starvation.
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Title||Severe maxillary osteomyelitis in a Gray Wolf (Canis lupus)|
|Series title||Canadian Field-Naturalist|
|Publisher||The Canadian Field-Naturalist|
|Contributing office(s)||Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center|
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