IUCN STATUS: Least concern
Canis lupus signatus
In the wild Iberian wolves are native to Northern Spain and Portugal. Their scientific name ‘signatus’ means “marked” due to the white markings on their upper lips and the darker marks on the tail and front legs.
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In 2013 The Aspinall Foundation successfully sent five female Iberian wolves from Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve to a protected reserve in Portugal for release.Find out more
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