wolverine

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wolverine

a large, 4 ft long, dark brown furry, voracious carnivore with a long bushy tail. Called also Gulo luscus.
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The relationship between population density and body size of wolverines Gulo gulo in Scandinavia.
at ak in After flying into Rovaniemi Arctic Circle, I made the hour-long drive to Ranua Wildlife Park, stayed in one of the new lodges the Gulo Gulo holiday village.
The wolverine in Oregon is listed as a threatened species, and district wildlife biologist Vic Coggins says although biologists have long thought the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest and Eagle Cap Wildnerness should be good habitat for the 25-pound Gulo gulo, as they are known in scientific nomenclature, "This is the first confirmation of a wolverine in Wallowa County.
Still fairly widespread in the far North, Gulo gulo was common across northern states from Washington to Montana during the 19th century and occasionally reported from the Great Lakes to New England.
The main data (outside the OVC-area) were collected by the field workers of Natural Heritage Services simultaneously with snow-tracking studies of big carnivores (Canis lupus, Gulo gulo, and Lynx lynx), searching nests of golden eagles (Aquila chrysaetos), and controlling hunting and other activities in the wilderness.
arctos, brown bear x -- -- Procyonidae Bassariscus astutus, ringtail x -- -- Procycon lotor, raccoon x -- -- Mustelidae Gulo gulo, wolverine x -- -- Lontra canadensis, river otter x -- -- Martes americanus, marten x -- -- M.