- Domain Eukarya: All plants and animals live in this domain. All cells have a nucleus and most are multicellular.
- Kingdom Animalla: All animals are in this kingdom and are multicellular, can move and have internal digestion
- Phylum Chordata: Have a structure called nortochord (a rod that extends) , and have a complete nervous system, and have bilateral symmetry.
- Subphylum Vertebrata: Every animal in this subphylum has a vertebral column down it's back and a complex digestion system.
- Class Mammalia: These animals have hair at some point of their life and used for these 4 functions: 1. Heat 2. Sensory (whiskers) 3. Camouflage 4.Protection
- Order Carnivora: Have special teeth for cutting meat. These animals are carnivores.
- Family Canide: These animals eat flesh and mostly invertebrates. Mostly hunt in packs
- Genus Canis: Dogs, jackals and wolves
- Species lupus: Grey wolf
- Canis lupus
Color: Mostly grey with some light brown too. Has white underfur.
Natural Range: Canada, parts of US and northern Asia.
Diet: Mammals, carrion and garbage. (carrion means rotten flesh)
Habitat Description: Has many different habitats, from the forest to the arctic tundra.
Predators: Grey Wolves don't have many predators. Other wolves and coyotes can eat a pup if it's alone.
This is a map of where Grey Wolves live.
This is the Grey Wolf's color. See how it blends in?
This is what a wolf pup looks like.
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