Wolves live in a variety of biomes, so long as food is plentiful and the temperature is relatively cold. This includes Alaska, much of Canada, and a large portion of Russia, as well as some parts of Europe and even Africa.Know More
Although there are technically three species of wolves, two of them, the red wolf and the Abyssinian wolf, have very small populations located to only one geographical area.
The main species of wolf is the gray wolf, which is further divided into five subspecies. Alaskan wolves live in Alaska and Western Canada, while Arctic wolves live in the Canadian Arctic islands. The Great Plains wolves live throughout Canada and the US, and the Eastern wolves live in Southern Canada and the Eastern US. Finally, the Mexican wolf once lived in Mexico and the Southern US, but is almost completely extinct.Learn more about Wolves
Timber wolves, also known as gray wolves, live in North America, Europe, Asia and parts of North Africa. Eastern timber wolves, considered a separate species, are found only in southeast Canada.Full Answer >
In America, red wolves are found in the north eastern section of the state of North Carolina. The area in which the red wolf roam wild includes the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge and Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge.Full Answer >
A wolf's size is dependent on its species, and male wolves typically weigh 20 percent more than the females. Arabian wolves, which are considered the smallest wolves in the world, weigh approximately 30 pounds, while gray wolves, which are considered as one of the largest wolf species, weigh between 85 to 115 pounds, with some pack members occasionally reaching 130 pounds.Full Answer >
Wolves howl to communicate with other wolves. Often, this communication serves to signal the pack to gather around, let the rest of the pack know where a single wolf is and warn outside wolves away.Full Answer >