Was the Illinois wolf really a wolf?

It might have been a coywolf-

See this story in the Chicago Tribune. Was it a wolf?  State wildlife biologists think it was a real wolf

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The coywolf, a product of evolution

The wolf was not the gray wolf, however, it was the Eastern wolf — canis lycaon-

Dr. Jon Way has been telling us this for some time. I see he has changed his suburban coyote page to the “coywolf page.”

Broken link now fixed. Coywolves’ a product of evolution. By Lawrence Pyne. Burlington Free Press.