Watch: Arabian wolf hunts mountain goat on rocky cliff

From Earth Touch News Network:

We tend to associate grey wolves with forested valleys and frozen peaks – but in the arid deserts of southern Israel, you’ll find a unique subspecies of the cunning canids. These Arabian wolves are perfectly adapted to the rocky cliffs they call home, as seen in a daring chase scene filmed in the Ein Gedi Nature Reserve.

The wolf’s slender physique confused many commenters online, with some suggesting it was actually a jackal or coyote. At about 40 pounds (18kg), Arabian wolves (Canis lupus arabs) are indeed smaller than their better-known kin, but this animal is perfectly healthy.

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