The gray wolf is a wild canine that lives throughout much of northern North America and the Rocky Mountains. Its coat is usually a shade of gray with brown mixed in, although some individuals are solid black or white. Gr... More »

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Arctic wolves are a subspecies of the grey wolf, originally native to the northern hemisphere north of 15 degrees north latitude. Behaviorally they are identical to other grey wolves. Arctic wolves live in packs ranging ... More »

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One fact about the maned wolf is that it's not a wolf at all. However, it is a member of the canine family. The maned wolf looks like a fox with very long legs that allow it to stand about 3 feet tall at the withers. More »

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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. More »

The ecological niche of the gray wolf is a top level, or apex, predator. They prey upon vulnerable large animals, such as deer, bison and moose, controlling the population numbers through predation. This, in turn, affect... More »

The gray wolf is at the top of its food chain and serves as an alpha predator with no natural enemies or direct competitors once it reaches its adult size. Wolves hunt in packs and can bring down game much larger than th... More »

The gray wolf belongs to the canine family of animals, and it looks very similar to a German Shepherd or Malamute dog. The animal ranges in weight from 40 to 175 pounds and is typically 4.5 to 6.5 feet long from nose to ... More »

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