Emilie, Brea, and Deion :)
The Maned Wolf
The maned wolf's scientific name is Chrysocyon Brachyurus. They only come across each other during mating season. Their diet is mainly small to medium sized prey and or fruits or vegetables. They get blamed for killing cattle and things but they are too big for them. Their mating season is from November to April. The gestation period lasts 60-65 days. They have 2-6 black furred pups. They weigh up to 16 oz. For the first year the pups rely on their parents for food. The wolves even share territory.
The Gray Wolf
Gray wolf is it’s common name. Canis lupus is the Latin name. Live in most US places. They eat large hoofed animals, small prey & dead animals. Animals walk from place to place. Their ecological role is maintaining healthy wildlife herds. It's the largest member of it's family.
- Not all carnivores are meat eaters
- The fastest land animal is a carnivore
- Largest carnivore is a Brown Bear
- Smallest carnivore is a Least Weasel
- About 250 species of carnivores
- Two different categories, (dog-like and cat-like.)