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Definitions

Domesticate - 2 : to adapt (an animal or plant) to life in intimate association with and to the advantage of humans.  This happens over a long period of evolutionary time.

Exotic - 3 strikingly, excitingly, or mysteriously different or unusual

Hybrid - 1 an offspring of two animals or plants of different races, breeds, varieties, species, or genera

Socialize - 1 to make social; to train for a social environment.  For the purposes of a discussion of wolf-dog hybrids, to socialize means to imprint on humans rather than on their canine pack.

Tame - 1 reduced from a state of native wildness especially so as to be tractable and useful to humans; 2 made docile and submissive

Wild - 1 a living in a state of nature and not ordinarily tame or domesticated; 3 a (1) not subject to restraint or regulation

Wolf - 1 any of various large predatory canids (genus Canis) that live and hunt in packs and resemble the related dogs;

 

Wolfdog, wolf-dog hybrid, wolf hybrid - 2 : the offspring of a wolf and a domestic dog. A canine with recent wolf inheritance. 

Hard to tell the difference between wolves and high content wolf-dog hybrids, isn't it?

 

 

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