This Eastern wolf was going out on the ice of a small beaver pond as the beavers were active but wasn't able to get one, it was early in the winter and the ice was very thin, it was amazing that it didn't go through the ice.
Scientific Name: Canis lycaon (According to recent genomic research, eastern wolves, previously considered a subspecies of gray wolf, Canis lupus lycaon, actually represent a separate species.)
» Status in Canada: Threatened.
» Status in Ontario: "Threatened" means the species lives in the wild in Ontario, is not endangered, but is likely to become endangered if steps are not taken to address factors threatening it.
Name Change: Eastern Wolf renamed "Algonquin Wolf"on June 14, 2016