Monday, August 3, 2015

#SLPNEWS - First New Canid in 150 Years Described

[via - National Geographic]
Sometimes, a new species is hiding right under out noses.
African golden jackals are often sighted, but recently, scientists have discovered that they differ from their Eurasian lookalikes - and are actually not jackals, at all. They are a new species of wolf, as shown by an in-depth analysis of their DNA.
This species reclassification is one that the 'lumpers' and 'splitters' won't have to argue about!
Read the full article [HERE].

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