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Because dogs use eye contact and follow the human gaze better than wolves, it’s possible that a breed’s ability to communicate visually is associated with how genetically similar that breed is to a wolf. Recent research suggests that the more … Continue reading

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Eyes that glow in the pitch-black night make for many a scary tale. But why do wolves’ eyes glow in the dark? Wolves have a special light-reflecting surface right behind their retinas called the tapetum lucidum that helps animals see … Continue reading

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At twelve weeks old, the red wolf pups are all ears! Sure, big ears help you hear better, and they’re super cute, but as red wolves who are well adapted to the hot, humid climate of the southeastern United States … Continue reading

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