Canis lupus a'lces nick naqme:the alaskan wolf. also known as the Kenai Peninsula Grey Wolf, was a sub'species of the gray wolf Canis lupus, that lived on a Peninsula in southern Alaska known as Kenai Peninsula. ' The species was classified in 1944 as one of the four subspecies in Alaska by Edward A. Goldman.'While there is a current wolf population on the peninsula, the lack of genetic similarity to the original species has resulted in a classification of extinction for the original Kenai Peninsula wolf sub-species.


The species in its hunt for the large moose that roamed the peninsula.They inhabited the Kenai Peninsula and adjacent areas in AlaskaIt fed largely on moose which is how its scientific name Canis lupus alces was derived. It would also feed on other large ungulates


Yes. Wolves were plentiful on the Kenai Peninsula in the late 1890's. However, the gold rush brought prospectors to the area, and by 1915 wolves were almost completely exterminated by means of predator control programs using poison, along with heavy hunting and trapping.

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