Red Wolf canis rufus

Red Wolf (Canis rufus)

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The taxonomic family of dogs. Members of the dog family are known as canids.
Canids are divided into two tribes:
1. Canini (dog-like and wolf-like species)
2. Vulpini (foxes)
There are two primitive species (bat-eared fox and raccoon dog) that do not fit into either tribe.
Cf. Felidae