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Wolf
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
  • Very intelligent
  • Erect ears
  • Ruffs of long hair frame face
  • Males can weigh up to 175 pounds
  • Very strong jaws
  • Comfortable swimming
  • 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.

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