Wolves of the world . Ethiopian wolves are canids, but not actual members of the wolf species. All true wolves (including domestic dogs) are listed under CANIS LUPUS, while the Ethiopian wolf is listed under CANIS SIMENSIS.
"Ethiopian wolves are the World’s rarest canid and Africa’s most endangered carnivore; fewer than 450 animals survive in a few scattered populations. I spent 5 weeks photographing these beautiful animals in the remote Ethiopian Highlands.
beautiful-wildlife: “ Ethiopian Wolf by M. Watson Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis) sitting in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia, at - elevation. The endangered Ethiopian Wolf is also known as the Simien Jackal, Simien Fox, or Abyssinian Wolf.