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Can·i·dae

(kan'i-dē),
A family of the Carnivora including the dogs, coyotes, wolves, and foxes.
[L. canis, dog]

Canidae

a family which includes 14 genera; the two commonest are the dogs (Canis spp.) and the foxes (Vulpes spp.). Includes exotic Canidae, e.g. dingo.
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Multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA, Bonferroni post-hoc test, GLM procedure) was applied to explore intraspecific differences in consumption of fresh biomass of preys (arcsin transformed %B for both canids as dependent variables, season and year as fixed factors and weighed by food types).
Noting that modern dogs readily follow their masters' gaze, unlike other canids and even apes, Shipman proposes that wolf-dogs might have been able to pick up on directional clues from humans, adding some efficiency to the hunt.
granulosus, offal from moose carcasses should be buried or burned to prevent scavenging by wild and domestic canids, and cooked or frozen before feeding to dogs.
But to fully understand canid history, and therefore what is happening today, we need to look back even further in time, to the fossil record.
The team searched for two gene targets each of deer and canid, but over 30 different cat gene targets.
131), however, sample size was small and weasels appeared to respond differently to substrate than the canids and felids.
1994), who tested 10 canine microsatellites in 3 canid species (Canis lupus, Canis latrans and Canis rufus).
2008)[6] found that the main wild canid involved in rabies in Northeast Brazil is the crab-eating fox (Cerdocyon thous).
Primary sources of mortality were canid predation, vehicle collisions (fawns), and hunter-harvest (fawns, adults).
CT] "Great Cats and Rare Canids Act of 2007" A bill to assist in the conservation of rare felids and rare canids by supporting and providing financial resources for the conservation programs of nations within the range of rare felid and rare canid populations and projects of persons with demonstrated expertise in the conservation of rare felid and rare canid populations.