Himalayan wolf provisional name "Canis himalayensis"has been suggested by several Indian biologists for
In its morphological features, social and reproductive behavior.The editors of Mammle species of the world consider the small population to be Tibetan wolves, a subspecies of the gray wolf.


the Himalayan wolf resembles the tibetan wolf, Canis lupus chanco.


They inhabit an area of 70,000 km2(27,000 sq mi) in the trans-Himalayan region.The Himalayan wolf may represent an ancient isolated line of wolves consisting of a small population of about 350 animals.


No.But it's recognition as a critically endangeredcanid species, distinct from Canis lupus. However, the IUCN Wolf Specialist Group has not taken a position regarding this issue. The future of the Himalayan wolf is uncertain.The systematics of wolves from the Indian subcontinent remains controversial and needs further study.

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