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Gray wolfs have a lot of prey. There prey includes deer, moose and caribou. They also eat small animals like rodents. Gray wolves also eat special plants to get vitamins and minerals. Gray wolves have very good hearing and eyesight. This helps them find food in their environment. They can run up to 30mph witch is very helpful when it comes to catching food. When wolves packs hunt, they often set up ambushes to catch there pray. They go for the sick or weak animals instead of trying to run out a healthy deer. If a deer tries to fight back the will move to a weaker one because of there sharp hoofs, the hoofs can lead to injury or death.
Gray wolves are found in some parts of Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana, and the upper peninsula of Michigan. They live in packs, although they will live alone. During the time when alpha female has her pups in the den the pack will stay in one spot. Other then that they will always move.
Wolfs are the largest members of the canine family. A Wolf stands 26 to 32 inches at the shoulder. They might only be able to ride some of the rides at the fair. They weigh 55 to 115 pounds. Females are usually a little bit smaller than the males. Wolfs are either grizzle gray or black to all white.
Wolves mate in January or February. Females give birth two months later to a litter of pups. An Average litter is 4-7 pups. Wolf’s lifespan is 8to 12 years.
Article posted January 16, 2007 at 05:15 PM •
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