canid canid

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles

Usage(s):

  • Meanwhile, dishonesty is punished across all canid species.

News

  1. Coyote more likely to make a meal out of moose than thought

    It has long been believed that coyotes were incapable of taking down an adult moose, but researchers have recently discovered that eastern coyotes and coyote x wolf hybrids (canids) have preyed on adult moose in central Ontario.
    on October 24, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Coyote more likely to make a meal out of moose than we thought: Study

    ( Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press) ) It has long been believed that coyotes were incapable of taking down an adult moose, but researchers have recently discovered that eastern coyotes and coyote x wolf hybrids (canids) have preyed on adult moose in central Ontario. Their findings were published today in the Canadian Journal of Zoology.
    on October 24, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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amalgamation amalgamation
/ə ˌmæl ɡə ˈmeɪ ʃən /