The Coywolf by Katharina Holl ©2016
People usually assume, evolution was a progress that takes place within thousands or millions of years. That is not the case with the coywolf. „Canis latrans x lycaon x lupus lupus x lupus familiaris", as the latin name of the coywolf could be, is about hybrid wolves, that emerged form different canine species within the last century in Northern America.
The influence of humans on their habitat plays an important part in coyotes, domestic dogs and different wolf species getting mixed. How important is hybridization for evolution? What are the relations of the coywolf’s emergence and is it possible to retrace them? How does the spreading of coywolfs affect the livesof people in Northern America?