Florida Black Wolf
A Florida Black Wolf as drawn by James Audubon in Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America
Common Name florida wolf and black wolf
Range Florida
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Carnivora
Family Canidae
Genus Canis
Species C. lupus
Conservation Status
The Florida black wolf (Canis lupus floridanus), also known as the Florida wolf and the black wolf, was a subspecies of the gray wolf, (Canis lupus), though this has been contested in recent years, that lived in Florida. This subspecies became extinct in 1908 due to crowding out of its habitat and hunting.
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