Gray Wovles

1. Describe the Animal

The Grey Wolf is the largest member of the K-9 family. The Grey wolf resembles a German Shepherd or malamutes. They range in color from greyish colors to a all white color to a brownish color depending on where they live. Their height is anywhere between 26-32 inches. they weigh anywhere between 55 to 130 pounds. And they can live between 7 to 8 years.


"Gray Wolf | Basic Facts About Gray Wolves | Defenders of Wildlife." 2012. 24 Oct. 2013 <http://www.defenders.org/gray-wolf/basic-facts>




2. How is it born? How does the mother care for its young?

A pup wolf is born like any mammal. When born it then feeds off its mothers nourishment or nurses from it for 2 months. some of that nourishment would be the mother regurgitating the food so the little pup can eat. After 2 months the pup is fully weaned and is ready to eat meet and after 3 months the pup goes and hunts for its own food.


"All About Wolves | The Wolves and Moose of Isle Royale." 2007. 24 Oct. 2013 <http://www.isleroyalewolf.org/overview/overview/wolves.html>




3 How does it get food? What does it eat?

The Wolves hunt in packs to capture their prey and use teamwork to take it down. With the Alpha male leading the pack. The Wolves eat large hoofed mammals like deer, elk, moose, and caribou. Wolves are also scavengers they eat rabbits, beavers, and racoons.


"All About Wolves | The Wolves and Moose of Isle Royale." 2007. 24 Oct. 2013 <http://www.isleroyalewolf.org/overview/overview/wolves.html>




4.Where does it live,and what are some of its habits?

Grey wolves used to be found all over North America but have been reduced to a small portion of that area. They now strive in Canada and some places in USA. Like Alaska, Idaho, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Wisconsin and Wyoming. They are even mexican grey wolves in Arizona and New Mexico. They tend to run in a pack because they like the companionship. they hunt and breed and play around with the members of their pack.

"Gray Wolf | Basic Facts About Gray Wolves | Defenders of Wildlife." 2012. 28 Oct. 2013 <http://www.defenders.org/gray-wolf/basic-facts>




5.Who are its enemies, and how does it defend itself?

Grey wolves don't have any natural enemies. There most dangerous enemies are humans. The only way for them to protect themselves would be hinding and trying to stay away from humans as much as possible


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Picture Citations

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2"The Grey Wolf: Habits and Habitat - Yahoo Voices - voices.yahoo.com." 2011. 28 Oct. 2013 <http://voices.yahoo.com/the-grey-wolf-habits-habitat-516540.html>



3"Habitat - Endangered Species: The Grey Wolf." 2011. 28 Oct. 2013 <http://thegreywolf.webs.com/habitat.htm>



4"Wolves, Wolf Pictures, Wolf Facts - National Geographic." 2010. 28 Oct. 2013 <http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/wolf/>



5"Wolves, Wolf Pictures, Wolf Facts - National Geographic." 2010. 28 Oct. 2013 <http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/wolf/>