The typical size of a gray wolf is between 41 and 63 inches long and 32 to 34 inches high at the shoulder. Male wolves are a bit larger than females.
The wolf is at the top of its food chain and is not hunted by any other animals, although the wolf itself is a carnivore and does hunt other animals. Humans will occasionally hunt wolves, however, most wolves die due to starvation, being hit by a car or from diseases, s...
Wolves are carnivores and mainly eat large mammals, the exact species varying depending on the location. They also supplement their diet with fruits such as apples, pears, melons and various types of berries.
There is no designated term for a male wolf. In terms of canines and breeding, a male can be called a sire while a female is called a bitch.
Baby wolves are known as pups or puppies. Wolves belong to the same genus as the domesticated dog, canus, and all canine babies are known as pups. In fact, all dogs are descended from wolves.
There is no specific name female wolves, but sometimes they are referred to as she-wolves. Together with the alpha male, the female leads the wolf pack.
The gray wolf has very few predators. Since coyotes and wolves are territorial, other coyote or wolf packs may occasionally kill a young wolf. They also kill pups, which is why the mother wolf keeps them well hidden.