The Grey Wolf

The numbers of the Gray Wolf are decreasing greatly!

Diet and Habitat

Food (Wiki)
  • Bison
  • Marmots
  • Beavers
  • Hares
  • Weasels
  • Rarely Humans
  • Weak or dead wolves
  • Amphibians
Habitats (Def)
  • Occur primarily in the wilderness and remote areas
  • Can be found in North America
  • Population in Asia and Europe reduced
  • Reintroduced in Yellowstone



  • Mammal (Wiki)
  • Slender body
  • Adult wolves about 105-160 cm
  • Have very dense, fluffy, winter fur
  • Postural communication composed with facial expression and tail positions


Adaptations and Reason for Endangerment

Adaptations (Wiki)

  • Strong heavy teeth
  • Howling to alert pack of dangers
  • Long robust limbs
  • Strongly built animals
  • Hunt in packs
  • Wears out their prey by chasing them
Reason for endangerment (Wiki)

  • Destruction of habitat
  • Disease and parasites
  • Hunted by humans


Critical Information

Reasons to help the gray wolf (Wiki)

  • Wolves could be helpful for hunting
  • Wolves can be used as pets
  • Can use fur from wolves for clothing



Works Cited

"Gray Wolf | Basic Facts About Gray Wolves | Defenders of Wildlife." Defenders of Wildlife | Protecting Native Animals and Their Habitats. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 May 2012. <>.

"Gray wolf - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 31 May 2012. <>.