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Dire wolf
Temporal range: Early Pleistocene - Holocene, 1.8–0.010 Ma
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Mounted skeleton
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Canidae
Genus: Canis
Species: C. dirus
Binomial name
Canis dirus
Leidy, 1858
Synonyms
  • C. ayersi
  • C. indianensis
  • C. mississippiensis

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