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Bangladesh at a glance

According to this article, “Grey wolves were found in the north and north-western regions of Bangladesh. They became extinct during the 1940s. Grey wolves were last sighted in Noakhali.”

In this assessment for the IUCN by Dr. L. David Mech and Dr. Luigi Boitani from 2010, the gray wolf is listed as “possibly extinct.”

Species Information

Common Name: gray wolf
Latin Name: Canis lupus

Common Name: Indian wolf
Latin Name: Canis lupus pallipes

Current Wolf Population, Trend, Status
Number of wolves: Unknown
Population trend: Unknown
Legal protection: Unknown

This page was last updated in 2018.

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