White tailed deer
Smaller animals – rodents & fish
5 to 5’5’’ long (15 to 19 in. tail)
2.5 feet high
Adult males 75 lbs.
Adult females 60 lbs.
Silvery grey-brown fur
Wolves tend to walk in a straight line
Alphas are usu. the ones to breed in the pack
February to March
Average 6 pups
Birthplace-hollow cave , log , or den
o Highly social
o Packs can have 20 members
o Alphas , Betas , Others , Omegas
o Scent marking
o Howling @ the moon
o Behavior convey mood
Largest of canines
Ancestors of dogs
They’ve helped prevent Chronic Wasting
No longer endangered
Indians used 2 use them as guard & hunting
Timber wolves a.k.a. canis lupus are one of the
most interesting animal species alive today.
They’re hunters but will only attack humans if
messed with or if there is a famine and food is
scarce. These wolves are very social animals
living in packs of up to 20.