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Science, Health and Technology
4:15 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

MDC conducting DNA test to determine if killed animal is a wolf

Scientists with the Missouri Department of Conservation are conducting DNA tests to determine whether this canid, shot and killed in Wayne County, is a wolf.
Credit Courtesy of Missouri Department of Conservation

 

The animal shot and killed by a hunter last month was a canine, wandered the woods and showed no signs of escape from captivity. But was it a wolf?

Scientists with the Missouri Department of Conservation are using DNA testing to find out.

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Science, Health and Technology
8:00 am
Fri June 15, 2012

Baby foxes born at Endangered Wolf Center

Originally published on Mon June 18, 2012 12:46 pm

A litter of three swift foxes, two females and one male, has been born at the Endangered Wolf Center in Eureka – the first in a dozen years. The four-week-old foxes will get their first round of vaccinations today.

The kits are being raised by a trio of adult foxes – the breeding female’s sister is helping the parents care for their young.

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