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 » Pets & Animals Mammals Wolves

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 »

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 »

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 » Pets & Animals Mammals Wolves