Ancient Japanese wolf may be rare remnant of ice age wolves – Science Magazine


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Ancient Japanese wolf may be rare remnant of ice age wolves
Science Magazine
JENA, GERMANY—On the island of Honshū in Japan, farmers long appreciated a small gray wolf as a guardian of their crops because its howls warned them of raiders such as wild boars. In folklore, “the Honshū wolf” was seen as a spirit of the forest and ...