• Wolves

    Loss of habitat and persecution by Humans are leading factors in the Wolves Endangered Species Status.
    In 2009 hunting of Wolves during specified seasons and in certain areas is now legal in Idaho and Montana.
    The weight of the North American Wolf can be as little as 40 pounds or as large as 175 pounds.
    The length of the North American Wolf varies between 4'6" and 6'6" from muzzle to tip of tail.
    Wolves have large feet, the average being 4 inches wide by 5 inches long.
    Wolves in captivity have been known to live up to 16 years.
    Wolves have 42 teeth.
    The cubs weigh approximately one pound at birth and cannot see or hear.
    Fur color varies from gray, tan and brown to pure white or black.
    A Wolf in a hurry can go as fast as 35 miles per hour for short distances.
    The Wolves' diet of choice consists of deer, moose, caribou, elk, bison, musk-oxen and beaver.
    Wolves do not really kill people much.
    Wolves can live in forests caves or even homes.
    A pack is made when a male and a female wolf meet each other and stay together.
    As a mated pair they find a territory to settle in and raise cubs most years.
    Their cubs stay with them until they are old enough to leave home, usually by the time they are 3 years old and conditions are right to start a family or pack of their own.