Wolves typically hunt in a pack of six to ten members. When hunting large prey, such as deer or elk, the pack works together to isolate and then bring down their prey. More »

Aside from humans, wolves do not have any direct predators and are considered at the top of their food chain. Wolf meat is not normally consumed, although it would be possible for it to be eaten in extreme circumstances. More »

Wolves communicate through body language, vocalizations and their sense of smell. Vocalizations often take the form of howling, barking or whimpering, and they are an important part of wolf culture. Wolves primarily conv... More »

The core members of a wolf pack are called the alpha male and alpha female, while other members of the pack are called subordinates. The second in command is referred to as the beta wolf. Research suggests there are male... More »

Wolves reproduce when the alpha male and female of a pack mate and bear offspring. Once this occurs, all members of the pack, which is a group of family members and often the older offspring of the mating pair, take care... More »

A group of wolves is called a pack. Wolves are social creatures that travel, hunt and perform all activities together. The pack is made up of family members, whether by blood or special ties. More »

Gray wolves are carnivores that hunt in packs of up to 36, or on their own, finding prey by chance or via scent. In packs, they are capable of bringing down animals many times the size of an individual wolf, including bi... More »