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10 Interesting Wolf Facts

Wednesday, August 10th 2011. | Animal


There are lots of interesting facts about wolves, because wolves are a unique animal. It is 10 interesting wolf facts.

1. These wolves live in packs. Each group has its own territory – his own. They have a unique way to mark their respective territories, with their smell.

Wolf

Wolf


2. Groups in the wolf can only consist of two wolves, and the maximum can reach up to 30 wolves.

3. Wolves have a number of teeth as many as 42 pieces.

4. Age wolves can reach 13 years, but on average only about 6 to 8 years.

5. Wolves give birth once a year, usually between the months of March to December, and the incubation period is not like man who nine months, but only 63 days. And usually have 4-6 children.


6. When a newborn, usually wolf cub weighs 1 Pound, and cannot directly see and hear

7. Wolves can run up as fast as 35 miles per hour in a short reply.

Little Wolf

Little Wolf

8. Gray wolf (Canis lupus) is a mammal and having a common ancestor with the dog. They are mostly found in cold temperate countries. Wolf has thick feathers to protect these animals from cold weather.

9. Being able to run about 35 to 40 miles per hour, the gray wolf claws provide support while flat on the snow. They raise their heads only when the alert, and usually carry their heads at the same level with their backs. These meat-eating animals can eat almost anything – from deer, rabbits and mice to deer, yak, deer and sheep.

10. Another significant fact is that wolves are essentially color blind, and their puppies are born deaf and blind at all. They began to look after aged 9 to 12 days. With the rapid growth rate, weight of the child these wolves will increase nearly 30 times in their first four months.

Wolf eyes

Wolf eyes


Although wolves have not considered endangered, but local populations are still threatened. Not only are they due to be hunted, but they also popular as pets. The hunt for them should be limited and we must also try to not destroy their habitat, to preserve their future. Some facts above are facts about wolf.



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