On the reappearance of the Indian grey wolf in Bangladesh after 70 years: what do we know?

  title={On the reappearance of the Indian grey wolf in Bangladesh after 70 years: what do we know?},
  author={Muntasir Akash and Uma Chowdhury and Fatema-Tuz-Zohora Khaleque and Rifath Nehleen Reza and Dulal Chandra Howlader and Mohammad Riazul Islam and Haseena Khan},
  journal={Mammalian Biology},
The Indian grey wolf, Canis lupus pallipes Sykes, 1831, is a small, cryptic subspecies and the only wolf living in arid plains and deserts of the Indian subcontinent. Since 1950, it has been considered extinct beyond 88° east longitude. Herein, we report an instance from Bangladesh after 70 years. A solitary male of C. l. pallipes was killed in retaliation in June 2019 as livestock predation events erupted and lasted for a month after a severe cyclone had swept coastal Bangladesh. The specimen… 
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