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2. wolves The wolf, apredator, thatis ina lot ofecosystems.Thislarge areaofhabitatwhere wolves thrivereflects their adaptabilityas a speciesbecause it canlive inforests, mountains, tundra,taiga, andgrasslands. 3. denture Wolves and most larger dogs share identical dentition; maxilla has six incisors, two canines, eight premolars, and four molars. The lower jaw has six incisors, two canines, eight premolars, and six molars. any injury to the jaw or teeth can be devastating to a wolf, allocating it to starvation or inability 4. fur Sometimes a wolf looks heavier than it actually is, due to its voluminous fur consists of two layers. The first layer is adapted to repel water and dirt. The second is a dense undercoat waterproof isolating the wolf. This turns into a large clump of hair in late spring or early summer. A wolf is normally rub against objects such as rocks and branches to encourage fur loss. 5. Howling wolves and vocals The howl of a wolf can be heard for miles around, and this is the characteristic that identifies them. A wolf can howl for several reasons, but the main one is being able to identify where the rest of the group to which it belongs is. 6. ITS RELATIVES WOLVES ARE COUSINS OF THE Dogs 7. THE DOG CAMES FROM THE WOLF 8. WHAT DO THEY EAT ?? Woves hount their own food, they eat meat 9. ethology Gestation lasts from 60 to 63 wolves days. The cubs, weighing half a kilo, are born blind, deaf, and completely dependent. Born four to six pups per camada. the pups reside in the den and stay there until they are three weeks old. 10. Territorial behiavor Wolves are territorial animals. Studies have shown that the average size of the territory of a herd is of around 200 km2. The packs travel constantly in search of prey, covering roughly 9 % of their territory per day , 25 km / day. The core of their territory is on average 35 km, where they spend 50% of their time. Prey density tends to be much higher in contiguous territories 11. senses They can hunt both day and night thanks to their acute sense of smell and vision Hawkeye, low light, because their eyes have a tapetum lucidum behind the retina. His long, powerful muzzles help distinguish them from coyotes and jackals, which have narrower snouts; and dogs will usually have smaller. Wolves also differ in certain cranial dimensions, having a smaller orbital angle and a greater brain capacity being calvaria 20% larger 12. THE GRAY WOLF GRAY WOLVES ARE ANIMALS FROM THE WILDERNESS AND REMOTE AREAS OF NORTH AMERICA, EURASIA AND NORTH AFRICA. MALES CAN WEIGH 45 KL, AND FEMALE 38 KL. THE HEAD OF THE GRAY WOLF IS LARGE AND HEAVy, WITh A WHITE FORHEAD, STRONG JAWS AND A LONG BLUNT MUZZLE. 13. ARTIC WOLF No wolf is the color of arctic wolf, due to the location OF THE WOLF. This species of wolves is generally white, although some are yellow and others have gray and black colors in some parts of the body. 14. Himalayan Wolf the Himalayan wolf comes from the northern part of India. Until recently, it was believed that all wolves and dogs were part of the wolf-dog clade which means all domesticated dogs come from the wolf. When the Himalayan lineage was studied it was found that the Himalayan wolf did not share any genetic markers with gray wolves or dogs. This indicates that the Himalayan wolf plays no role in the domestication of dogs.