(CNN) An extinct species of wolf that inspired a mythical creature on the popular TV show “Game of Thrones” “had little in common with the gray wolves that roam North America today, new research has shown

Dire Wolf

World News – USA – Analysis of ancient DNA reveals details about the terrible wolf, inspiration for the ‘Game of Thrones’ creature

Source: https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/14/world/dire-wolves-grey-wolves-intl-scli-scn/index.html