30 Interesting Facts About Wolves – Amazing Facts About Wolves

30 Interesting Facts About Wolves – Amazing Facts About Wolves


30 Interesting Facts About Wolves… A list of the top thirty most interesting
facts about the largest members of the dog family, wolves. If you love these animals, you love these
30 interesting facts! #1. Wolves are the largest members of the
dog family. #2. ‘Canis Lupis‘ is Latin for Gray Wolf,
which is the most common. #3. It is believed that the Red Wolf (also
known in Latin as ‘Canis Rufus‘) is to be a cross-breed of Gray Wolf and coyote. #4. The ‘Canis Simensis‘ (Ethiopian Wolf)
lives in Africa. #5. The domestic dog (known in Latin as ‘Canis
Familiaris‘) shares many wolf traits. #6. Many species have become extinct, while
many remain in a vulnerable state. #7. In Eastern Europe and the USA, wolves
are being reintroduced into the wild and into research parks. #8. Wolves live in packs of up to 20. #9. A single wolf can be up to 5ft in length,
standing at 3ft. #10. One of the heaviest wolves on record
weighed 130lbs. #11. A female wolf (or ‘bitch’) can have
up to six young (‘pups’). #12. Wolves generally prefer larger prey such
as deer but will settle for something smaller, such as rabbits. #13. Wolves are estimated to live up to 13
years old. #14. The strongest male and female pairing
lead the pack and are known as ‘alphas’. #15. Pack alphas are the only couple to mate. #16. Bitches live in underground dens for
the spring so they are able to birth and feed their blind and deaf pups. #17. The entire pack is expected to assist
in childbearing. #18. A wolf’s howl is a method of communication
that is the loudest when in harmony with others. A single wolf howl can be heard up to 10km. #19. A wolf’s hearing is twenty times better
than a human’s. #20. Their long muzzle ends with a hyper-sensitive
nose, which is one hundred times better than a human’s. #21. Their thick fur helps them survive the
bitter climates. #22. Wolves hunt in packs by stalking and
attacking old, sick or weak animals. #23. A wolf can eat up to 9kg on one meal
alone. This includes the bones, fur, and meat. #24. A single wolf can travel up to 200km
in 24 hours. #25. In Roman mythology, Romulus and Remus
were raised by wolves. #26. The fearsome werewolf legend has roots
in ancient Greece, where after being insulted, Zeus turned King Lycaon of Arcadia into a
wolf. #27. Some people believe that they suffer
from lycanthropy – the belief that they can turn into wolves. #28. In Amerindian cultures, the wolf is seen
as a pathfinder and a great teacher. #29. In Norse mythology, however, the most
feared and hated wolf was Fenrir, the eldest child of Loki. It was foretold that Fenrir
would kill Odin and so he was bound by the Gods. #30. This is your time to share with
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