Definition of timber wolf in English:

timber wolf

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  • A wolf of a large variety found mainly in northern North America, with grey brindled fur. Also called grey wolf.
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    • Her heart practically stopped when she noticed a grey timber wolf come from behind a tree.
    • In 1966 a wounded and escaped timber wolf ran amok in the city's north end before five Montreal police cornered and killed it.
    • Birdwatchers and wildlife aficionados may see hawks, white-tailed deer, moose, black bears, martens, red squirrels and beavers, and, if very lucky, catch a glimpse of timber wolves.

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