Wolfs In the Wild!
Learn more about wolfs and their behavior.
What would you do if you ran into a wolf in the wild?
How scientists classify wolfs.
Phylum: Chlordata(Animals with backbones)
Class: Mammalian(All mammals)
Order: Carnivora(Carnivorus animals)
Family: Canidae (Dog like mammals)
Species: Lupus(Gray wolves)
Lycaon(Some scientists think as a subspecies of gray wolves)
*Wolf's scientific name is "Canis Lupus". The name is in Latin.
2.Transitional Period: Eye Opening to 20-24 days.
3.Socialization Period: 20-24 days to 77 days.
4. Juvenile Period: 12 weeks to Sexual Maturity(1-3 years).
5.Period of Rapid Growth: 14-27 weeks.
6.Period of Slow Growth: 27-51 weeks.
7.Sexual Maturity: 1-3 years.
Barking-wolves use barking to their pups to tell them their is danger.
Whimper-it could identify willingness to nurse a wolf or show that they surrendered to a pack.
Growling-this is used to give a warning.
Howling-this could be used in long distance to keep the pack together. They use this to pups to keep them united.
How wolves use communicate
Wolves use this over long distance to keep the pack together.
Wolves use this to give out a warning to other wolves.
Wolves use this to show willingness. It could also mean that wolves surrender to another pack.
How do wolves hunt?
Wolfs in Canada
Ontario and Quebec
Great Lakes Wolf
Common Name:Gray Wolf, Western Wolf, Loup
Latin name: Canis Lupus
Location: Great Lakes Area and Northern Ontario.
Common Name: Timber Wolf
Latin Name: Canis Lycaon
Location: Great Lake Area and Eastern Ontario.
Location: Arctic areas including northern islands and pack ice where prey is available
Common Names: Plains Wolf
Location: Southeastern areas
Common Names: Boreal Wolf, Northwestern wolf,
Location: Throughout province with the probable exception of Artic areas.
Wolf Quiz-Are You Ready?
2.How long does it take for a wolf to become fully mature?
3.List 3 different ways that wolves communicate.
4.Name 4 animals that wolves eat.
5.What is a pack made up of?
6.What do wolves use howling from?
7.Name 2 different types of wolves in Canada.
8.What family in the wolf classification is it in?
9.How do wolves claim their territory?
10.How have animals change to prevent themselves from being hunt down from wolves?