From grey to gold: 6 amazing species of wolf

Humans share a long history with wolves. As some of the most iconic and successful predators on the planet, large canids feature prominently in many cultures, and in the case of domestic dogs—many households. Due to their huge territories and social behaviours, it was thought that people were aware of all species of wolf living today. However, some great discoveries hide in plain sight. Newly published research has revealed the presence of a new species, the Golden Wolf, living throughout East and North Africa. To celebrate this discovery, we’ve put together a list of six of the world’s most amazing wolf species, from grey to gold.

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