Gray wolves tend to be opportunistic feeders, but they mainly hunt deer, caribou, moose, elk, bison, sheep and other medium-to-large mammals. Their diet varies depending on what is available. Gray wolves also typically p... More »

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 »

Gray wolves mainly eat large herbivores such as deer, elk, moose, bison, caribou, musk oxen, bighorn sheep, reindeer and elk. When it is necessary, they supplement their diet with smaller animals such as rabbits, hares, ... More »

Gray wolves are large canines that range from 3 to 5 feet long, weigh from 60 to 145 pounds, live for 13 years and feed on large-hoofed mammals. These animals live in North America in a variety of habitats from tundra an... More »

Gray wolves are highly versatile animals and thrive in a wide range of environments, including woodlands, tundra and desert regions. The gray wolf's current habitat includes Canada, Alaska, the Great Lakes, the northern ... More »

Gray wolves do not actually howl at the moon. However, they do howl at dawn, at dusk and during the full moon due to the brightness of the sky at these times. More »