Ethiopian Wolf by M. Watson Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis) sitting in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia, at 4000m - 4300m elevation. The endangered Ethiopian Wolf is also known as the Simien Jackal,...

Ethiopian Wolf by M. Watson Ethiopian Wolf (Canis simensis) sitting in the Bale Mountains, Ethiopia, at 4000m - 4300m elevation. The endangered Ethiopian Wolf is also known as the Simien Jackal,...

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.

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.

Begging - An Ethiopian Wolf pup demands attention from Mum, by Ethiopian Wolf Project

Begging - An Ethiopian Wolf pup demands attention from Mum, by Ethiopian Wolf Project

Wolves of the world . One thing, though. 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.

Wolves of the world . One thing, though. 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 wolf! Wow, look at that! Interestingly, it’s the same cat as their Abyssinian cat. To blend in with the landscape, I reckon.

Ethiopian wolf! Wow, look at that! Interestingly, it’s the same cat as their Abyssinian cat. To blend in with the landscape, I reckon.

The endangered Ethiopian wolf suffers from high levels of rabies—but a new vaccine trial may help save the species.

The endangered Ethiopian wolf suffers from high levels of rabies—but a new vaccine trial may help save the species.

Gorgeous Photographs of Africa's Endangered Ethiopian Wolf : TreeHugger

Gorgeous Photographs of Africa's Endangered Ethiopian Wolf

A beautiful Ethiopian wolf amongst the afro-alpine plants | Photo by Will Burrard-Lucas at http://www.burrard-lucas.com/

A beautiful Ethiopian wolf amongst the afro-alpine plants | Photo by Will Burrard-Lucas at http://www.burrard-lucas.com/

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