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Synonyms for canid

any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles

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The division of labour between the sexes, with males more highly specialized for capturing and killing large prey and females more specialized for a nurturant role, is the most plausible explanation for the evolution of sexual dimorphism in these canids.
2006, Lanszki & Heltai 2010) showed similarity in diet composition and small mammal preference, trophic niche of both canids was narrow, but there were detectable characteristic differences as well.
We evaluated the utility of wild and domestic canids as potential sentinels of B.
The life cycle would be completed when the final host, dog or wild canid, ate an infected part of sheep (Taylor et al.
Effects of intraguild predation: evaluating resource competition between two canid species with apparent niche separation.
Further studies are necessary to elucidate the distribution of oral diseases in wild canids.
The advancement opens the door for conserving endangered species of canids and for eradicating heritable diseases in dogs.
Drawing on the research of five scientists who studied the diets of wild canids (mostly wolves), Brown analyzed the nutrient levels in a wide variety of reconstructed wild canid diets.
Melanism in canids occurs from a if-locus mutation ([K.
Obviously, over long periods of time, those canids that were unable to assimilate to the partnership--too violent to be domesticated or too inefficient to be hunters--were bred out of the wolf-dog population.
immitis infections are maintained to a greater extent in wild canids than in domestic dogs with a national seroprevalence rate of less than 2%.
On occasion, however, the badger will tolerate co-occurring canids, in what could be described as commensal or sometimes mutualistic relationships (Lehner, 1981).
In wild canids like foxes and coyotes, mom and dad bring food in their stomachs in a semi-digested form and regurgitate it for the pups from the fifth week on.
Their presence in Florida is partly due to a range expansion into habitat niches formerly occupied by the red wolf and by other wild canids.