The northwestern wolf (Canis lupus occidentalis), also known as the Mackenzie Valley wolf, Rocky Mountain wolf, Alaskan timber wolf, or Canadian timber wolf, is a subspecies of gray wolf in western North America. It ranges from Alaska, the upper Mackenzie River Valley; southward throughout the western Canadian provinces, aside from prairie landscapes in its southern portions, as well as the Northwestern United States.
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This breed is also called Alaskan Timber Wolf, Canadian Timber Wolf, Canadian Timber Wolves, Canis Lupus Occidentalis, Canis Lupus Occidentilis, Mackenzie Valley Wolf as well as Rocky Mountain Wolf.
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