maddie heizer, gray wolf, zero period
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- Gray Wolf Maddie Heizer April 28, 2011 Biology 0 Period
- Common Name: Gray Wolf
- Scientific Name: Canis Lupus
- Size: They can weigh anywhere from 80- 120 pounds, Alaskans wolfs weigh more usually weighed in at about 175
- Color: Anywhere from white to almost black
- Speed: 20- 40 miles per hour
- Gray wolves live in the U.S, Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Eurasia.
- There is a small amount living in the Abbruzzi mountains in Italy.
- Food Source
- Gray wolfs hunt things such as: elk, deer, and moose. The wolfs hunt these while in packs.
- While alone wolfs hunt: birds, fish, snowshoe hares, mice, and rabbits.
- There are an estimated number of 5,320 gray wolfs in North America, and about 4,390 in Europe and Asia.
- Human Interaction with Gray Wolves
- People used to hate the wolfs and would kill them whenever they could, years later they realized that wolf are important in the food chain.
- Gray wolfs are eliminated from almost every state, except for Minnesota and Alaska
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- Work Cited
- King, Judith: Wild life Fact File.
- Pittsburg, PA: International Masters Publishers 1997