Name: Wolf, Family Canidae
Description: Various predatory carnivorous canine mammals allied to the common dog. Most have grey coats of fur but can range from black to all white.
Location: North American and Eurasia
Special Features: Usually hunt in packs
Ruffs of long hair frame face
Males can weigh up to 175 pounds
Very strong jaws
Highly developed sense of smell
Live in family groups called packs
Live up to 13 years in wild
Largest member of canine family
Diet: Carnivores, big game, such as deer, elk and moose to smaller game. May also eat earthworms, berries and grasshoppers
Neat Fact: The illegal killing of wolves has become a leading threat to their survival.