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Florida black wolf
A Florida black wolf as drawn by James Audubon in Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America
Conservation status
Extinct  (1934)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Canidae
Genus: Canis
C. l. floridanus
Trinomial name
Canis lupus floridanus
Miller, 1912

Canis floridanus (Miller, 1912)

The Florida black wolf (Canis lupus floridanus), also known as the Florida wolf and the black wolf, is an extinct subspecies of Canis lupus that lived in Florida. This subspecies became extinct in 1934 due to crowding out of its habitat and hunting.

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